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The Baroness Pitkeathley OBE

Life peer


The Baroness Pitkeathley OBE was born Jill Elizabeth Pitkeathley on 04 January 1940 , and is a Labour Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 06 October 1997.


Currently sitting on the Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (since June 2017), Baroness Pitkeathley chairs the Select Committee on Charities (May 2016).

She has in the past sat on Equality Act 2010 and Disability Committee (Jun 2015 to Mar 2016), Draft Care and Support Bill (Nov 2012 to Mar 2013), Information Committee (Lords) (Jun 2010 to Jan 2013), Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (Jul 2004 to Jul 2005), Refreshment Committee (Lords) (Nov 2002 to Nov 2009), Refreshment Sub Committee (Jun 2001 to Nov 2002), Liaison Committee (Lords) (Nov 1999 to May 2005).


Baroness Pitkeathley is currently Deputy Speaker (Lords), a parliamentary position she has held since November 2010.

In addition to this role, she is also Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords).

She is currently Deputy Speaker (Lords), Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords)

Focus Areas

Baroness Pitkeathley has the following focus areas :
Policy Interests - Carers, charities and voluntary sector; Health services and medicine; Social services
UK Areas - Channel Islands

You can contact Baroness Pitkeathley in the following ways:


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Phone : 020 7219 0358

Email : pitkeathleyj@parliament.uk