Baroness D'Souza

Baroness D'Souza

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Baroness D'Souza CMG


Frances D'Souza



Joined the Lords

1 July 2004

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6444; Fax: 020 7219 2075


UK Parliament

Post Date
Lord Speaker 2011-
Committee House Date
Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence Lords 2011-11
Joint Committee on Security Lords 2008-11
Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (L) Lords 2007-11
Liaison Committee (L) Lords 2007-11
Administration and Works Committee (L) Lords 2007-11
House Committee (L) (Chairman) Lords 2011-
House Committee (L) Lords 2007-
Selection, Committee of (L) Lords 2007-11
Accommodation Steering Group Lords 2007-11
Procedure Committee (L) Lords 2005-
EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs Lords 2005-07
Freedom of Information Advisory Panel (L) Lords 2004-07

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Director Redress Trust 2003-06
Director Article 19 1989-98
Lecturer Oxford Brookes University 1977-79
Founder/Director Relief and Development Institute 1977-84
Part Time Lecturer LSE Anthropology 1974-81
Research Fellow Nuffield Institute of Comparative Medicine 1973-77

Member's focus

Asylum, immigration and nationality
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Culture, media and sport
International affairs
The West Country
The Balkans
South and South East Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa
Western Europe

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • In receipt of salary as Lord Speaker of the House of Lords
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • T Bailey TB Wise Investment Account
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Joint President, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, UK Branch
    • Joint President, British-American Parliamentary Group
    • Joint President, Industry and Parliament Trust
    • Joint President, Inter-Parliamentary Union, British Group
    • President, Police Service Parliamentary Scheme
    • Co-President, Hansard Society