Baroness Butler-Sloss

Baroness Butler-Sloss

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Baroness Butler-Sloss GBE


Ann Butler-Sloss



Joined the Lords

13 June 2006

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 4044


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Draft Modern Slavery Bill Lords 2014-14
Adoption Legislation Committee (Chairman) Lords 2012-13
Adoption Legislation Committee Lords 2012-13
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) Lords 2010-
Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee Lords 2007-12

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
President Family Division, High Court 1999-05
Chairman Security Commission 1996-05
Lord Justice of Appeal Court of Appeal 1988-99
Chairman Cleveland Child Abuse Inquiry 1987-88
High Court Judge Royal Courts of Justice 1979-88

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Security Commission 2005-11
Chairman Appointment Commission Archbishop of Canterbury 2002-02
Chairman St Paul's Cathedral Committee 2000-09
Vice-Chairman King's College, London 1995-97
Chancellor University of the West of England 1993-11
Former Governor Wycombe Abbey School 1990-97

Member's focus

Asylum, immigration and nationality
Children: family law
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Social services
West Country particularly Devon
South East Asia

Register of Interests

  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Gibraltar with husband, 7-11 September 2014, as guests of Government of Gibraltar; all expenses, including air fares, travel and accommodation, paid for by Gibraltar Government
    • Visit to Gibraltar, 21-22 November 2014, as Guest Editor for BBC Radio 4’s “Today” programme; transport and overnight accommodation costs paid for by BBC
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Member, Court of Ecclesiastical Causes Reserved (not regular work)
    • Chairman, Commission on Forced Marriage
    • Chairman, Commission on Religion and Belief in Public Life
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Visitor, St Hilda's College, Oxford
    • Senior Bencher, Inner Temple
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Governor, Coram Family (working for vulnerable children)
    • Trustee, Human Trafficking Foundation