Baroness Warnock

Baroness Warnock

Full title

The Baroness Warnock DBE


Helen Warnock



Joined the Lords

6 February 1985

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 8619

External/Private Office

10 Moremead Road, London, 020 3659 0977


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Procedure Committee (L) Lords 2002-05
Committee On Animals In Scientific Procedures Lords 2001-02
Medical Ethics Select Committee Lords 1993-94
EU Sub-Committee F Lords 1987-93
Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 Lords 1987-88

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Music Committee Oxfordshire County Council 1965-73

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Mistress Girton College, Cambridge 1984-91
Lecturer and Research Fellow Balliol, Somerville, Lady Margaret Hall, Christ Church, Oxford 1972-84
Headmistress Oxford High School GDST 1966-72
Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy St Hugh's College Oxford University 1949-66

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member Spoliation Advisory Group 2004-
Member Advisory Group on Nazi Spoliation 1933 - 1945 2003-
Chairman GDST Education Committee 1990-99
Chairman Home Office Committee on Animal Experimentation 1983-89
Chairman Committee of Inquiry Human Fertilisation and Embryology 1982-84
Chairman Committee of Inquiry on Special Education 1974-78
Chairman Independent Broadcasting Authority 1973-82
Member Independent Broadcasting Authority 1972-84

Member's focus

Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Culture, media and sport
Health services and medicine
Parliament, government and politics
South East London

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Journalism
    • Lectures
    • Broadcasting, mostly for BBC
    • Authorship, occasional and unpredictable