Baroness Berridge

Baroness Berridge

Full title

The Baroness Berridge


Elizabeth Berridge



Joined the Lords

18 January 2011

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 8943

Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Human Rights (Joint Committee) Lords 2011-
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) Lords 2011-12

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Trustee More than Gold Olympic Charity 2011-
Executive Director Conservative Christian Fellowship 2005-11
Barrister Kings Chambers 1996-05

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Trustee British Future (Thinktank) 2012-
Patron Conservative Christian Fellowship 2011-
Chair, Advisory Council Foundation for Relief & Reconciliation in the Middle East 2011-
Advisory Board Theos Think Tank 2010-
Trustee Kainos Community (Prison Charity) 2006-

Member's focus

Asylum, immigration and nationality
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Human rights and international religious freedom
International affairs
Parliament, government and politics
East Midlands
Middle East
West Africa

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Barrister (non-practising)
  • 5: Land and property

    • House in Heaton Chapel, Stockport, from which rental income is received
  • 6: Sponsorship

    • The Member receives up to £15,000 a year from a number of friends and family to enable her to meet the cost of secretarial and research support in connection with her duties in the House of Lords
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Cairo, 31 January - 3 February 2014, as member of a parliamentary delegation from both Houses to study the impact and prospects of the new constitution for Egypt; entire cost of visit (air fares, hotel, meals and local travel) was paid for by the Mohamed Farid Khamis Foundation
    • Visit to Central African Republic, 30 September - 5 October 2014, sponsored by aid charity Tearfund; cost of flights, hotel and hospitality met by Tearfund
    • Visit to Oslo, Norway, 6-9 November 2014, to attend inaugural conference of International Parliamentarians’ Panel for Freedom of Religion, Belief and Conscience co-hosted by All Party Parliamentary Group on International Freedom of Religion or Belief; cost of flights and hotel accommodation met by APPG on International Freedom of Religion or Belief from funds from sponsors previously declared (see register of All-Party Groups); cost of translation, lunches and dinner met by Norwegian Parliament; other hospitality provided by Mayor of Oslo’s office, Norweigian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Norweigian Liberal Party
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Visit to Oxford, 23-25 June 2014, to attend conference at St Hugh's College; cost of accommodation and meals met by Oxford Journal of Law and Religion
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member, London Policing Ethics Panel
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Member, Advisory Council, Theos (think tank)
    • Director, British Future (think tank)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Member, Advisory Council, Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (registered charity)