Baroness Harris of Richmond

Baroness Harris of Richmond

Full title

The Baroness Harris of Richmond DL


Angela Harris


Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

6 August 1999

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 6709
Fax: 0207 219 5979


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) Lords 2013-
Administration and Works Committee (L) Lords 2007-12
EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs Lords 2003-04
Refreshment Committee (L) Lords 2002-07
Refreshment Sub Committee Lords 2001-02
House of Lords Offices Committee Lords 2001-02
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2000-04
EU Sub-Committee F Lords 1999-03

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Member National Crime Squad Service Authority 1997-00
Member Police Negotiating Board 1995-01
Chair North Yorkshire Police Authority 1994-01
Councillor Richmond Town Council (Mayor, 1993-1994) 1991-99
Councillor North Yorkshire County Council (Chair, 1991-92) 1981-01
Councillor Richmondshire District Council (Chair, 1987-88) 1979-89
Councillor Richmond Town Council 1978-81

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Deputy Chair Association of Police Authorities 1997-01
Non-Executive Director Northallerton NHS Trust 1990-97

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chair Industry and Parliament Trust 2010-14
Member Court of the University of York 1995-
Deputy Lieutenant North Yorkshire 1994-
Justice of the Peace and Chair Advisory Sub-committee 1982-98

Member's focus

Crime, civil law, justice and rights
European Union
Parliament, government and politics
Northern Ireland
Republic of Ireland

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Occasional speaker for House Magazine; Westminster Explained; Understanding ModernGov
    • Occasional speaker on cruise ships
    • Chair of the Advisory Committee to the Constables' Central Committee of the Police Federation of England and Wales
  • 6: Sponsorship

    • Some support in connection with her parliamentary work is given to the Member by Mr James Winston, a consultant on policing issues to Thornhill Public Affairs, London N1 9BE, and Director and Event Co-ordinator, Champ (UK) Ltd (a not-for-profit organisation)
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Visit to Bournemouth to attend Police Federation Conference, 19-21 May 2014, as guest of Constables Central Committee (CCC); cost of fares and accommodation met by CCC
    • Visit to Northern Ireland, 27-29 May 2014, to attend Police Federation of Northern Ireland (PFNI) Conference; cost of fares and accommodation met by PFNI
    • Guest of Francis Taylor Buildings (legal advisers to the Beer Industry) at the dinner held in connection with the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group Annual Beer Awards, 9 July 2014
    • Visit to Belfast, 27-28 September 2014, for National Police Memorial Day; cost of flights and accommodation met by Police Federation of Northern Ireland (PFNI)
    • Visit to Glasgow, 4-7 October 2014, to attend Lib-Dem National Conference and act as chair of fringe events; accommodation costs paid by CHAMP (a not-for-profit organisation which brings communities together in Northern Ireland)
    • Use of mini iPad as chair of advisory committee for the Constables Committee of the Police Federation
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Working Group member, Independent Commission on the Future of Policing
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Flint House, Police Rehabilitation Centre
    • Trustee, Fellowship of St. John (UK) Trust Association