Baroness Pitkeathley

Jill Pitkeathley was raised to the peerage in the first list of the Labour Government in 1997. In the House of Lords she is Deputy Speaker 2002-. and Deputy Chair of Committees 2002-. She sits on two All-Party groups: Vice-chair, Community and Voluntary Sector Group 2005-, Carers Group 2005-. Select Committee on Charities May 2016-17. Public Services Select Committee 2020 …

Her expertise and main political interests are health, social care, voluntary sector and charities. Her professional life has been spent in the public and voluntary sectors where she has built up a formidable reputation as a champion of social rights.