Usha Prashar PRASHAR

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1948-06-29
Education Wakefield Girls' HS, Univ of Leeds (BA), Univ of Glasgow (Dip Social Admin)
Publications N/A
Recreations country walks, golf, music, reading, the arts
Clubs Royal Cwlth Soc
Style The Rt Hon the Baroness Prashar, CBE
Career conciliation offr Race Rels Bd 1971-76, dir Runnymede Tst 1976-84, research fell Policy Studies Inst 1984-86, dir Nat Cncl for Voluntary Orgn 1986-91, chm The Parole Bd 1997-2000, First Civil Serv Cmmr 2000-05 (pt/t Civil Serv cmmr 1990-96), chair Judicial Appts Cmmn 2005-10; non-exec dir: Channel Four Television Corporation 1992-99, Unite Gp plc 2001-04, ITV plc 2005-10; visiting prof Univ of Exeter; memb: Arts Cncl of GB 1979-81 and 1994-97, Study Cmmn on the Family 1980-83, Social Security Advsy Ctee 1980-83, Exec Ctee Child Poverty Action Gp 1984-85, Gtr London Arts Assoc 1984-86, London Food Cmmn 1984-90, BBC Educnl Broadcasting Cncl 1987-88, Advsy Cncl Open Coll 1987-88, Elfrida Rathbone Soc 1988-91, Slrs' Complaints Bureau 1989-91, Lord Chllr's Advsy Ctee on Legal Educn 1991-97, Royal Cmmn on Criminal Justice 1991-93, Bd Energy Saving Tst 1992-97, Ealing Hounslow and Hammersmith HA 1993-96, Bd Salzburg Seminar 2000-04, House of Lords and House of Commons Jt Ctee on Human Rights 2001-04 and 2008-09, Iraq Inquiry 2009-; vice-pres Cncl for Overseas Student Affrs 1986-91, vice-chm Br Refugee Cncl 1987-90, chm English Advsy Ctee Nat AIDS Tst 1988-89, vice-pres Patients' Assoc 1990-91, pres Community Fndns Network, pres UK's Cncl for Int Student Affrs, pres Nat Literacy Tst 2011- (dep chm 1992-2000, chm 2000-05), dep chair Br Cncl 2012-; patron: Tara Arts, Runnymede Tst; tstee: Thames Help Tst 1984-86, Charities Aid Fndn 1986-91, Independent Broadcasting Telethon Tst 1987-93, Camelot Fndn 1996-2001, BBC World Service Tst 2001-05, Miriam Rothschild and John Foster 2007-10, Cumberland Lodge 2007, Runnymede Tst 2008; govr Ditchley Fndn 2003; memb Cncl Royal Holloway Coll London 1992-97, chllr De Montfort Univ 2000-06 (govr 1996-2006); hon fell Goldsmiths Coll London 1992; Hon LLD: De Montfort Univ, South Bank Univ, Univ of Greenwich 1998, Leeds Metropolitan Univ 1999, Univ of Exeter, Univ of Leeds, Aston Univ; FRSA 1989
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Food and drink etiquette

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