Baroness Boothroyd

The Rt Hon. the Baroness Boothroyd OM
Betty Boothroyd
15 January 2001
Crossbench

UK Parliament

Post Date
Speaker of the House of Commons Apr 1992 - Oct 2000
Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means Jul 1987 - Apr 1992
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee Aug 1981 - Jul 1987
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) Oct 1974 - Nov 1975
Committee House Date
Standing Orders Jun 1987 - Nov 1988
Court of Referees Jun 1987 - Jan 2000
Panel of Chairs May 1979 - Jan 2000
Foreign Affairs Overseas Development Sub-Committee May 1979 - Oct 1980
Foreign Affairs Committee May 1979 - Apr 1981
Public Accounts Committee Nov 1978 - Jun 1983
Sound Broadcasting Nov 1978 - Jun 1983
Constituency Date
Member for West Bromwich West Feb 1974 - Oct 2000
Member for West Bromwich May 1973 - Feb 1974
Contested for Rossendale Jun 1970
Contested for Nelson & Colne Jun 1968
Contested for Peterborough Oct 1959
Contested for Leicester South East Nov 1957

Political Life

Job title Organisation Date
MEP European Parliament 1975 - 1977
Delegate North Atlantic Assembly 1974 - 1974

Professional Life

Job title Organisation Date
Author Betty Boothroyd - The Autobiography 2001 - 2001
Volunteer J.F Kennedy Presidential Campaign 1960 - 1960
Secretary U.S Congress 1960 - 1962

Public Life

Job title Organisation Date
Patron National Benevolent Fund for the Aged 2009 -
Member of the Governing Body Neapolis University, Pafos, Cyprus 2010 - 2013
Honorary Bencher The Middle Temple 2011 -
Patron Memorial Trust, Women of World War II 1994 - 2005
Chancellor The Open University 1994 - 2007
Vice Patron Education Respite Care for Children (SMILE) 2010 -
Patron L’Orchestra du Monde 2014 -
Patron London International Orchestra 2000 -
Patron Friends of the Elderly 2004 -
President National Benevolent Fund for Elderly 2010 -
Patron Dept of Twin Research & Genetic Epidemology 2012 -
Patron Country Holidays for City Children (CHICKS) 2012 -
Patron The Loomba Trust 2000 -
Patron Commonwealth Countries League 2011 - 2014