Lucy Faithfull (1910-1996)

Lucy Faithfull (1910-1996)
  • Title: Lucy Faithfull, Baroness Faithfull of Wolvercote

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, HL/PO/1/595/1

  • Description :

    Lucy Faithfull, a Conservative life peer from 1976, was an experienced social worker who campaigned strenuously and consistently on behalf of children.

    In the Lords she ran a cross-party campaign for children’s rights, and her advocacy of the Scottish system of children’s panels contributed to the Prosecution of Offenders Act of 1985.

    She chaired the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children, and persuaded most cross-bench peers to join her in supporting the Children’s Bill in 1989.

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