Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Janet Royall

Janet Royall



Address as

Baroness Royall

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6370


Lords career

Government Spokesperson for: Health 2005-08, International Development 2005-08, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2005-08; Government Whip 2005-08: Chief Whip 2008; Leader of the House of Lords 2008-10; Lord President of the Council 2008-09; Government Spokesperson for: Equality 2008-10, Northern Ireland 2008-10, Cabinet Office 2009-10; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 2009-10; Shadow Leader of the House of Lords 2010-; Opposition Spokesperson for: Cabinet Office 2010-, Education 2010, Northern Ireland 2010-11, Work and Pensions 2010, Equalities Office 2010-

Political interests

Foreign policy, development, carers, democratic engagement, penal affairs, youth policies

Countries of interest

European Union, Balkans, Central and Latin America, India, USA, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, of Blaisdon in the County of Gloucestershire 2004

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

In receipt of salary as Leader of the Opposition in House of Lords

5: Land and property

Flat in London from which rental income is received

7: Overseas visits

Visit to India, 26 May - 4 June 2011, facilitated by VSO; certain costs of internal travel, accommodation and meals met by VSO

Visit to Mussoorie, India, 7-9 August 2011, as a guest lecturer for Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration; cost of return flight and two nights’ accommodation met by hosts