Baroness Blackstone

Baroness Blackstone

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Baroness Blackstone

Name

Tessa Blackstone

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

18 March 1987

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5409
Fax: 020 7219 5979
blackstonet@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts) 2001-03
Committee House Date
Finance Bill Sub-Committee Lords 2014-
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2013-
Public Service and Demographic Change Committee Lords 2012-13
Freedom of Information Advisory Panel (L) Lords 2004-

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Vice Chancellor University of Greenwich 2004-11
Master Birkbeck College, University of London 1987-97
Deputy Education Officer Inner London Education Authority (ILEA) 1983-86
Professor Institute of Education 1978-83
Adviser Central Policy Review Staff, Cabinet Office 1975-78
Lecturer London School of Economics 1966-75

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair Orbit Group 2013-
Chair Franco-British Council 2013-
Chair British Library Board 2010-
Chair Great Ormond Street Hospital Trust 2009-
Chair Royal Institute of British Architects Trust 2003-10
Chair Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) 1988-97
Chair General Advisory Council BBC 1987-91

Member's focus

Policy
Culture, media and sport
Economy and finance
Education
Housing and planning
International affairs
UK
London
World
France
India
Middle East
USA

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chairman, Great Ormond Street Hospital Trust
    • Chairman, British Library Board
    • Chair, Orbit Group (housing associations)