Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town

Full title

The Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town


Dianne Hayter



Joined the Lords

22 June 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
Fax: 0207 219 5979


UK Parliament

Post Date
Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) 2012-
Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) 2012-
Opposition Whip (Lords) 2011-
Committee House Date
Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2011-11

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Chair Labour Party NEC 2007-08
Member Labour Party NEC 1998-10

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chair Legal Services Consumer Panel 2009-10
Member Board for Actuarial Standards 2006-11
Member Insolvency Practices Council 2006-10
Member Determinations Panel, the Pensions Regulator 2005-10
Vice Chair Financial Services Consumer Panel 2001-05
Member National Consumer Council 2001-08
Member National Patient Safety Agency 2001-04
Director of Corporate Affairs Wellcome Trust 1996-99
Chief Executive European PLP 1990-96
Director Alcohol Concern 1984-90

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member Royal Commission on Criminal Procedure 1978-80
JP Camberwell Magistrates Court 1976-90

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Parliament, government and politics
Social Security and pensions
Labour history
Industrial relations
Women and equality.
New Zealand.

Register of Interests

  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Attendance at rugby game at Twickenham, England v New Zealand, 8 November 2014, as guest of the Rugby Football Union
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Visiting Professor, University of Westminster
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member of Governing Council, Ruskin College, Oxford
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee (and Vice Chair), Webb Memorial Trust
    • Trustee, Dartmouth Street Trust