Death of Baroness Ritchie of Brompton

26 April 2012

Conservative life peer, Baroness Ritchie of Brompton, died on 24 April aged 66.

Baroness Ritchie was introduced as a life peer in the House of Lords in June 2010 and was a member of the HIV and AIDS in the UK Select Committee.

During her career as a  councillor for Kensington and Chelsea's Brompton ward she was a member of several London committees and organisations, including Children and Young People Forum.

She also campaigned to support social workers who care specifically for children in London.

Further information

• Lords Hansard: Announcement of the death of Baroness Ritchie

• Kensington and Chelsea Chronicle: Councillor Ritchie dies (external link)  

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