Baroness Williams of Crosby

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Baroness Williams of Crosby


Shirley Williams


Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

1 February 1993

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5850


UK Parliament

Post Date
Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords 2001-04
Secretary of State for Education and Science 1976-79
Paymaster General (HM Treasury) 1976-79
Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection 1974-76
Shadow Secretary of State 1973-74
Shadow Secretary of State 1971-73
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1970-81
Shadow Secretary of State 1970-71
Minister of State (Home Office) 1969-70
Minister of State (Department of Education and Science) 1967-69
Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Labour) 1966-67
Committee House Date
House Committee (L) Lords 2002-04
Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (L) Lords 2001-04
Liaison Committee (L) Lords 2001-04
Procedure Committee (L) Lords 2001-04
House of Lords Offices Committee Lords 2001-02
Selection, Committee of (L) Lords 2001-04
European Union Committee (L) Lords 1995-98
EU Sub-Committee A Lords 1995-98
EU Sub-Committee E Lords 1993-94
Constituency Date
Crosby 1981-83
Hertford & Stevenage 1974-79
Hitchin 1964-74

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Advance payments from Little Brown, publishers, in connection with publication of my autobiography "Climbing the Bookshelves"
    • Several appearances on BBC Question Time and Any Questions, for which BBC paid a fee
    • 2-3 lectures a year for which a fee is paid
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies
    • The Tablet Trust
    • Century Foundation (USA)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Commissioner, International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Board Member, Moscow School of Political Studies
    • Board Member, Nuclear Threat Initiative, Washington DC
    • Vice President, CAFOD
    • Governor, Ditchley Foundation