Baroness Noakes

Sheila Noakes

Sheila Noakes



Address as

Baroness Noakes

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5230
Fax: 020 7219 4215


Lords career

Opposition Spokesperson for: Health 2001-03, Work and Pensions 2001-06, Treasury 2003-10

Councils, public bodies

Member: Inland Revenue Management Board 1992-99, NHS Policy Board 1992-95, Chancellor of the Exchequer's Private Finance Panel 1993-97; Commissioner, Public Works Loan Board 1995-2001; Member, Public Services Productivity Panel 1998-2000; Governor: London Business School 1998-2001, Eastbourne College 2000-04

Political interests

Health, public finance, trade and industry, public service management, horse racing, rural issues

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Noakes, of Goudhurst in the County of Kent 2000

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Carpetright plc

Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company Ltd

Severn Trent plc (water)

Director, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc

4: Shareholdings (b) Inc (on-line retail)

AstraZenica plc (pharmaceuticals)

Barclays plc (banking)

BG Group plc (energy)

BHP Billiton plc (mining)

BP plc (energy)

British Sky Broadcasting plc (tv/media)

Capita Group plc (support services)

Carpetright plc (retail)

Centrica plc (energy)

Cookson Group plc (general industrial)

Croda International (chemicals)

GlaxoSmithKline plc (pharmaceuticals)

Ishares plc (China)

JP Morgan American Investment Trust plc (United States)

Morrison (Wm) plc (supermarkets)

Odey European Inc (hedge fund)

Rexam plc (general industrial)

Rio Tinto plc (mining)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (energy)

SAB Miller plc (brewing)

Serco Group plc (support services)

Smith & Nephew plc (engineering)

Tesco plc (retail)

Unilever plc (general industrial)

Vodafone Group plc (telecoms)

Associated British Foods plc (food)

HSBC Holdings plc (banking)

JP Morgan Chinese Investment Trust plc (China)

JP Morgan Indian Investment Trust plc (India)

Severn Trent plc (water)

Standard Chartered Bank plc (banking)

Whitbread plc (food and drink/leisure)

Xtrata plc (mining)

Fidelity China Special Situations plc (China)

Polar Capital Technology Trust plc (technology)

Tate & Lyle plc (ingredients for food, beverage and other industries)

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (banking)

BT Group plc (telecommunications)

European Investment Trust plc (Continental European securities)

Fidelity European Values plc (Continental European companies)

Baillie Gifford Japan Trust (Japan)

De La Rue Group plc (general industrial)

Experian plc (financial services)

5: Land and property

Long leasehold property in Kent