Baroness Eaton

Baroness Eaton

Full title

The Baroness Eaton DBE DL


Ellen Eaton



Joined the Lords

21 July 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6380


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Draft Care and Support Bill Lords 2012-13
Adoption Legislation Committee Lords 2012-13
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (L) (formerly Merits Committee) Lords 2012-13
Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee Lords 2011-12

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Local Government Association 2008-11
Leader of the Conservative Group Local Government Association 2005-08
Council Leader City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council 2000-06
Leader of the Opposition City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council 1995-00
Local Councillor City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council 1986-

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Owner Dinahs Catering Company 1983-85
Teacher Bradford Metropolitan District Council 1972-79
Teacher Bradford Girls' Grammar School 1970-72

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Ambassador Angelus Foundation 2011-
Chairman Near Neighbours 2010-
Trustee Candlelighters (children's cancer charity) 1989-08

Member's focus

Arts and Culture
Communities and families
Culture, media and sport
Housing and planning
Social services
Eastern Europe

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Councillor, Bradford Metropolitan District Council
    • Member of Advisory Board, Marston Group Ltd (bailiffs for public and private sector companies)
  • 5: Land and property

    • Residential properties in Bingley, West Yorkshire, from which rental income is received
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Director, Near Neighbours Charitable Company (see category 10(e))
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Foundation Trust Governor, Bingley Grammar School, West Yorkshire
    • Governor, Lady Lane Park Preparatory School, Bingley, West Yorkshire
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • A Vice President, Local Government Association
    • Vice President, Trading Standards Institute
    • Chair, Lords and Commons Family and Child Protection Group
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Cottingley Town Hall, Cottingley, Bradford
    • Chairman and Trustee, Near Neighbours (national registered charity to support Big Society action in multi-faith communities)
    • Ambassador, Angelus Foundation (registered charity; drugs education)
    • Trustee, Cottingley Town Hall (historic building in village of Cottingley, West Yorkshire)
    • Trustee, Sir Simon Milton Foundation
    • Guardian of the Holy Shrine at Walsingham, Norfolk