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 and 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 David Nott Foundation 2016 -
Patron L’Orchestra du Monde 2014 -
Patron Dept of Twin Research & Genetic Epidemology 2012 -
Patron Country Holidays for City Children (CHICKS) 2012 -
Honorary Bencher The Middle Temple 2011 -
Patron Commonwealth Countries League 2011 - 2014
Vice Patron Education Respite Care for Children (SMILE) 2010 -
President National Benevolent Fund for Elderly 2010 -
Patron Friends of the Elderly 2004 -
Honorary Degree - Doctor of Laws (LLD) University of St Andrews 2003 -
Honorary Degree - Doctor of Laws (LLD) University of Leeds 2001 -
Patron London International Orchestra 2000 -
Patron The Loomba Trust 2000 -
Honorary Degree - Doctor of the University (D.Univ) Open University 1995 -
Honarary Degree - Doctor of Civil Law (DCL) University of Oxford 1995 -
Patron Memorial Trust, Women of World War II 1994 - 2005
Chancellor The Open University 1994 - 2007
Honorary Degree - Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) University of Cambridge 1994 -
Honorary Degree - Doctor of Civil Law (DCL) University of London 1993 -