Baroness Hanham CBE

Biography

Baroness Hanham was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government in May 2010. She is a Conservative member of the House of Lords, becoming a Life Peer as Baroness Hanham of Kensington in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in 1999.

Career

Baroness Hanham was leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council, 1989 to 2000. She was also Chairman of St Mary’s Hospital NHS Trust, 2000 to 2007. She became a Freeman of the City of London in 1984, and was awarded a CBE in 1997.

Personal life

Baroness Hanham has a number of voluntary interests, and is the president or patron of 6 volunteering and charitable organisations in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. She is a former Chairman of the English Volunteering Development Council, and most recently was the President of Volunteering England.

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

    • 2010 to 2013

Announcements

by Baroness Hanham CBE

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  1. Local planning and shale gas

    • 19 July 2013
    • Statement to Parliament
  2. Cabinet Office’s fight on fraud boosted by National Fraud Initiative move

    • 16 July 2013
    • Press release
  3. New chief executive for the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

    • 5 March 2013
    • News story
  4. Councils cut congestion through driving innovation

    • 26 February 2013
    • News story
  5. New Year's Honours 2013

    • 29 December 2012
    • Announcement
  6. Minister praises local government efforts to tackle fraud

    • 7 December 2012
    • Announcement
  7. Successful graduate support scheme secures future with additional £4 million funding

    • 6 November 2012
    • Announcement
  8. Baroness Hanham praises Wiltshire Council for saving £85 million on council facilities

    • 2 November 2012
    • Announcement
  9. Minister praises Wiltshire Council for saving £85 million on council facilities

    • 2 November 2012
    • Announcement
  10. West Midlands businesses boost profits with a little help from the virtual world

    • 18 October 2012
    • Announcement

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