Baroness Young of Old Scone

Baroness Young of Old Scone

Full title

The Baroness Young of Old Scone


Barbara Young



Joined the Lords

4 November 1997

Contact details

House of Lords , London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353; Fax: 020 7219 3000


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
EU Sub-Committee D Lords 1998-00

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chief Executive Diabetes UK 2010-
Chairman Care Quality Commission 2008-09
Chief Executive Environment Agency 2000-08
Vice Chairman BBC 1998-00
Chairman English Nature 1998-00
Chief Executive RSPB 1991-98

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chancellor Cranfield University 2010-
President British Trust for Ornithology 2005-13
President Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamtonshire Wildlife Trust 2004-
Vice President Bird Life International 2001-
Vice President RSPB 2001-

Member's focus

Agriculture, food and rural affairs
Assisted Dying
Climate change
Energy and environment
Health services and medicine
Higher Education
Housing and planning
South Georgia

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chief Executive, Diabetes UK (funding research, campaigning and helping people with diabetes)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Chancellor, Cranfield University
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • President, South Georgia Heritage Trust
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Imperial Healthcare (charity)
    • President, British Trust for Ornithology
    • President, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire and Peterborough Wildlife Trust
    • Vice President, Flora & Fauna International
    • Vice President, RSPB
    • Vice President, Birdlife International