Baroness Fookes

Baroness Fookes

Full title

The Baroness Fookes DBE


Janet Fookes



Joined the Lords

30 September 1997

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979


UK Parliament

Post Date
Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means 1992-97
Committee House Date
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (L) Lords 2013-
Communications Committee (L) Lords 2010-
Crossrail Bill Lords 2008-08
Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2004-04
Refreshment Committee (L) Lords 2003-07
Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2003-03
Hybrid Instruments Committee (L) Lords 2001-10
Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) Lords 1999-10
Televising of Proceedings of the House Commons 1987-89
Home Affairs Committee Commons 1983-92
Panel of Chairs Commons 1978-83
Expenditure: Arts & Home Office Sub-Committee (Chair) Commons 1978-79
Expenditure: Arts & Home Office Sub-Committee Commons 1978-79
Expenditure Commons 1978-79
Constituency Date
Plymouth, Drake 1974-97
Merton & Morden 1970-74

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Councillor County Borough of Hastings 1963-70
Councillor County Borough of Hastings 1960-61

Member's focus

Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs
Horticulture and related subjects
Culture, media and sport
Parliament, government and politics
Animal welfare
The West Country, especially Plymouth
New Zealand

Register of Interests

  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chairman, Millennium Committee of the Fellowship of St Nicholas
    • Chairman, Vincent Lines Memorial Trust
    • Chairman, Welfare Fund for Companion Animals
    • Member, Council of Management of UK-Canada Colloquium
    • President & Trustee, League of Friends of Royal Eye Infirmary, Plymouth
    • President, SSAFA Forces Help (Sussex branch)
    • President, NSPCC (Hastings, Bexhill, Rye & District branch)
    • President, Friends of Derriford Hospital Kidney Unit
    • President, Chiropractic Patients' Association
    • President, War Widows Association of Great Britain
    • President, RSPCA (Plymouth & District Branch)
    • Vice President, Plymouth & District Leukaemia Fund
    • Vice President, RSPCA (nationally)
    • Vice President, SSAFA Forces Help (nationally)
    • Vice President, Stars Foundation for Cerebral Palsy (formerly SOS)
    • President, 1066 Branch, English Speaking Union
    • Chairman of Ambassadors, Plymouth and District, Tomorrow's People