Baroness Lister of Burtersett

Baroness Lister of Burtersett

Full title

The Baroness Lister of Burtersett CBE

Name

Ruth Lister

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

31 January 2011

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 8984
listerr@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Human Rights (Joint Committee) Lords 2012-

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Visiting Professor of Social Policy University of Lincoln 2013-16
Honorary Professor Nottingham University 2013-16
Emeritus Professor of Social Policy Loughborough University 2010-
Fellow British Academy 2009-
Donald Dewar visiting professor of social justice University of Glasgow 2005-07
Professor of social policy Loughborough University 1994-10
Professor & head of department of applied social studies University of Bradford 1987-93
Legal research officer / deputy director / director Child Poverty Action Group 1971-87

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Patron Just Fair 2012-
Patron JAN Trust 2012-
Vice-Chair Fair Play Network 2011-
Board Member Smith Institute 2011-
Hon President Child Poverty Action Group 2010-
Member National Equality Panel 2008-10
Commissioner Fabian Commission on Life Chances & Child Poverty 2004-06
Trustee Community Development Foundation 2000-10
Commissioner Opsahl Commission on Future of Northern Ireland 1992-93
Commissioner Commission on Social Justice 1992-94

Member's focus

Policy
Asylum, immigration and nationality
Communities and families
Gender
Inequality
Poverty
Social security and pensions
Women
World
Nordic countries

Register of Interests

  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Hospitality from Lawn Tennis Association received during 2013: two centre court tickets at Wimbledon, July 2013; two hospitality tickets to World Tour Finals at O2 Arena, November 2013
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Chair of Management Committee, Compass (Direction for the Democratic Left)
    • Vice Chair, Fair Pay Network
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Member of Board, Smith Institute