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The Baroness Andrews OBE

Life peer


The Baroness Andrews OBE was born Elizabeth Andrews on 16 May 1943 , and is a Labour Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 09 May 2000.


Currently sitting on the Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since July 2017), Baroness Andrews does not chair at this time.

She has in the past sat on Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (Jul 2015 to Apr 2017), National Policy for the Built Environment Committee (Jun 2015 to Feb 2016), Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (Jun 2014 to Apr 2017), Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (Jul 2013 to Dec 2013), Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (May 2013 to Feb 2014), Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (Jul 2011 to Mar 2012), Leader's Group on Working Practices (Jul 2010 to Apr 2011), Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (Jun 2010 to Mar 2015), Finance and Staff Sub Committee (Jun 2001 to Nov 2002).


Baroness Andrews is currently Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords), a parliamentary position she has held since February 2012.

In the past, Baroness Andrews has held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (2006 to 2009), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (2005 to 2006), Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (2002 to 2005) in government.

She is currently Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords)

Focus Areas

Baroness Andrews has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Culture, media and sport; Education; Health services and medicine; Housing and planning; Parliament, government and politics;

You can contact Baroness Andrews in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 5353

Fax : 020 7219 5979

Email : contactholmember@parliament.uk