Baroness Henig

Baroness Henig

Full title

The Baroness Henig CBE


Ruth Henig



Joined the Lords

8 June 2004

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5133

External/Private Office


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2014-
EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs Lords 2012-
Refreshment Committee (L) Lords 2009-14
EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection Lords 2009-12
Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2009-09
Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2006-06
EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs Lords 2005-09

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Alternate Member European Committee of the Regions, representing the North-West of England 1998-05
Chair Lancashire Police Authority 1995-05
County Councillor Lancashire County Council 1981-05

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Dean of Arts and Humanities Lancaster University 1997-00
Head of History Department Lancaster University 1995-97
Lecturer and Senior Lecturer Lancaster University 1968-02

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair Security Industry Authority 2007-
Chair Security Industry Authority 2007-13
Chair Storey Creative Industries Centre Board, Lancaster 2006-11
Chair Lancaster Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership 1999-07
Chair Association of Police Authorities 1997-05
Chair Board of Duke's Playhouse, Lancaster 1987-95
Chair Central Lancaster High School Governing Body 1987-95
Magistrate Lancaster Bench 1984-05
Chair Lancaster Adult College 1981-91

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
European Union
International affairs
Policing at both national and local level.
North West England
New Zealand

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, SecuriGroup Ltd (security services including manned guarding, retail security, key holding, systems and event security)
    • Director, Ruth Henig Associates Ltd (Member's own company; personal clients are: British Security Industry Association)
    • Chairman-elect, Phinancial Ltd (financial services) (from August 2014)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Member, Advisory Committee to the Constables' Central Committee of the Police Federation of England and Wales
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Ruth Henig Associates Ltd (see category 1)
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Tokyo and Kyoto, 17–24 November 2014, to meet Japanese academics working in the field of international relations, and to take part in an International Symposium on Japan and Europe: Creating a Better Future; all travel costs, accommodation and meals paid for by Japanese government, who organised the visit
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Visit to Bournemouth, 19-20 May 2014, to attend Police Federation Annual Conference; cost of fares and one night's accommodation met by Police Federation
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Working Group member, Independent Commission on the Future of Policing
    • Chairman, Natural Energy Wyre Ltd (formerly Wyre Energy Ltd) (at present unremunerated)
    • Director, iAuditConsultants Ltd (at present unremunerated)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • President, Lancashire Contract Bridge Association