Baroness Young of Hornsey

Baroness Young of Hornsey

Full title

The Baroness Young of Hornsey OBE


Margaret Young



Joined the Lords

22 June 2004

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5991
Fax: 0207 219 5979

Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Sexual Violence in Conflict Lords 2015-
EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs Lords 2012-15
Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2011-12
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2010-13
EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (Chairman) Lords 2010-12
EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection Lords 2007-12

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Founding Director Cultural Brokers 2004-
Head of Culture Greater London Authority 2002-04
Professor of Cultural Studies Middlesex University 1992-01

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Commissioner English Heritage 2011-
Chair Age Well 2010-12
Non-executive director The National Archives 2007-10
Emeritus Professor Middlesex University 2004-
Patron Post-Adoption Centre 2004-
Board member South Bank Centre 2002-
Board member Royal National Theatre 2002-03

Member's focus

Culture, media and sport
European Union
Parliament, government and politics
Social services
Arts and culture
Children and young people in care
Mental health
North of England
South West of England

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Operates as a sole trader, Professor Lola Young, trading as Cultural Brokers
    • As a freelance consultant, adviser and creative producer, I have a constantly changing list of clients in the arts, creative and cultural sectors. Major clients with whom I have repeat business include: Arts Council, England; Cultural Leadership Programme; Museums' Association
    • Commissioner, English Heritage
    • Chair, Young Review: Improving Outcomes for Young Black and/or Muslim Men in the Criminal Justice System
    • Member, Advisory Committee to the Constables' Central Committee of the Police Federation of England and Wales (interest ceased 15 May 2015)
    • Chair of task group established by Barrow Cadbury Trust on girls, women and offending
    • Member, Independent Reference Group to the Police Federation of England and Wales
  • 6: Sponsorship

    • I am supported as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ethics and Sustainability in Fashion with secretarial services provided by the Centre for Sustainable Fashion at London College of Fashion and MADE-BY
  • 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

    • Guest of Lawn Tennis Association to Wimbledon for lunch and to attend matches, 24 June 2014
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Ambassador, Ethical Fashion Forum
    • Ambassador, MADE-BY (ethical advisers to fashion industry; unremunerated but some gifts received)
    • Member of Judging Panel, Observer Ethical Awards
    • Board Member, Aid by Trade (German NGO, parent company of Cotton Made in Africa which meets cost of fares and accommodation for meetings in Hamburg)
    • Ambassador, Cotton Made in Africa (see above)
    • Member, Bank of England, Banknote Character Committee
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Somerset House