Baroness Maddock

Diana Maddock

Diana Maddock


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Baroness Maddock

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 1625


Electoral history

Contested Southampton Test 1992 general election. MP (Liberal Democrat) for Christchurch 29 July 1993 by-election to 1997

Parliamentary career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Housing, Women's Issues and Family Policy 1994-97; Sponsored as Private Member's Bill, Home Energy Conservation Act 1995

Lords career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Housing 1998-2004

Party groups

President, Liberal Democrat Party 1998-2000

Councils, public bodies

Southampton City Council: Councillor 1984-93, Leader, Liberal Democrat Group; Councillor: Northumberland County Council 2005-08, Berwick-upon-Tweed Borough Council 2007-09; Vice-President, Local Government Association 2010-12

Political interests

Education, local government, housing, environment

Countries of interest

Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Maddock, of Christchurch in the County of Dorset 1997

Register of Interests

9: Miscellaneous financial interests

Married to Rt Hon Alan Beith, Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Berwick-upon-Tweed

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, Mulberry House Lymington Ltd

10: Non-financial interests (d)

President, Micro Power Council

10: Non-financial interests (e)

President, Anglo-Swedish Society

Vice President, National Home Improvement Council

Vice President, National Energy Action

Vice President, Local Government Association