Baroness Sherlock

Baroness Sherlock

Full title

The Baroness Sherlock OBE


Maeve Sherlock



Joined the Lords

17 June 2010

Contact details

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

Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Post Date
Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) 2013-
Opposition Whip (Lords) 2013-

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Member Riots Communities and Victims Panel 2011-12
Member of the Councilof Economic Advisers (full-time role advising Chancellor) HM Treasury 2000-03

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chief Executive British Refugee Council 2003-06
Chief Executive National Council for One Parent Families 1997-00
Director UKCOSA 1991-97
President National Union of Students 1988-90

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member Riots Communities and Victims Panel 2011-12
Chair Chapel Street (charitable group) 2010-
Non-Executive Director (& Senior Independent Director) Financial Ombudsman Service 2008-
Non-Executive Director Child Maintenance & Enforcement Commission 2008-10
Council Member St John's College, Durham University 2008-
Commissioner Equality and Human Rights commission 2007-10
Honorary Fellow St Chad's College, Durham University 2006-

Member's focus

Communities and families
Social security and pensions
North East of England

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Senior Independent Director, Financial Ombudsman Service Limited
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member, Council of St John's College, Durham University
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chair, Chapel Street Community Fund
    • Director, Chapel Street CIC (which is sole shareholder of Chapel Street Community Health CIC)