Baroness Donaghy

Baroness Donaghy

Full title

The Baroness Donaghy CBE FRSA


Rita Donaghy



Joined the Lords

26 June 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Information Committee (L) (Chairman) Lords 2014-
Information Committee (L) Lords 2014-
Personal Service Companies Lords 2013-14

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chair Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service 2000-07
Assistant Registrar, then Permanent Secretary Students Union University of London Institute of Education 1968-00

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair Inquiry into Construction Fatal Accidents 2007-09
Acting Chair Committee on Standards in Public Life 2007-
Non-Executive Director King’s College Hospital 2006-09
Member Committee on Standards in Public Life 2001-07
President TUC 1999-00
Member Low Pay Commission 1997-00
President National and Local Government Officers Association 1989-90
Member TUC General Council 1987-00
Member National Executive Council NALGO/UNISON 1973-00

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Employment and training
European Union
Health services and medicine
Health and Safety in Construction
Teacher Training
Trade Unions
Standards in Public Life
Local Government
Occupational Pensions
Health and Social Care

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Independent consultant, Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards, Department of Health (occasional remuneration when called upon to act)
    • Chair, Consultant Appointment Panels, King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust (occasional remuneration when called upon to act)
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Two nights hotel accommodation at The Metropole Hotel, Brighton, 16 and 17 June 2014, to attend UNISON Delegate Conference; costs paid by UNISON as I am a Past President
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member, Birmingham University Business Advisory Group
    • Member, Warwick University Modern Records Centre
    • Chair, Diffuse Mesothelioma Oversight Committee (Department for Work and Pensions)