Beryl Catherine Platt PLATT OF WRITTLE

Biography

Gender Female
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Birthdate 1923-04-18
Education Westcliff HS for Girls, Girton Coll Cambridge (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations reading
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Style The Rt Hon the Baroness Platt of Writtle, CBE, DL, FREng
Career tech asst Hawker Aircraft Ltd 1943-46, BEA 1946-49; memb Chelmsford RDC 1958-73; Essex CC: elected 1965, alderman 1969-74, vice-chm 1980-83, hon alderman 2005, chm Educn Ctee 1971-80, chm Further Educn Sub-Ctee 1969-71, memb Advsy Ctee on Women's Employment 1984-88; chm Equal Opportunities Cmmn 1983-88; memb House of Lords Select Ctee: on Murder and Life Imprisonment 1988-89, on Sci and Technol 1982-85, 1990-94, 1997-2001 and 2003-07; vice-pres Parly Sci Ctee 1996-2000 (memb Cncl 2000-03); memb Ct: Univ of Essex 1968-99, City Univ 1968-78, Brunel Univ 1985-92, Cranfield Univ 1989-2003, Middx Univ 2000-10; memb: Cncl CGLI 1974-95, Univ of Cambridge Appts Bd 1975-79; vice-pres UMIST 1985-92, chllr Univ of Middx 1993-2000; memb: Engrg Cncl 1982-90, Cncl RSA 1983-88, Cncl Careers Research and Advsy Ctee 1983-93, Engrg Trg Authy 1990-92, Ctee on the Public Understanding of Sci 1990-93, Cncl Fndn for Sci and Technol 1991-98, Meteorological Advsy Ctee 1992-2000 (chm 1995-2000); pres: Nat Soc for Clean Air and Environmental Protection 1991-93, Pipeline Industries Guild 1994; vice-pres Assoc of CCs 1992-97; non-exec dir British Gas plc (now BG plc) 1988-94, dir Smallpiece Tst 1989-94 (fell 1988); Parly Award RSC 2007; Freeman City of London 1988, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Engrs 1988 (emeritus memb Ct of Assts 2002-10); hon fell: Women's Engrg Soc 1988, Girton Coll Cambridge, Univ of Glamorgan (formerly Poly of Wales), Manchester Metropolitan Univ (formerly Poly of Manchester), UMIST 1992; Hon Insignia Award CGLI 1988; Hon LLD Univ of Cambridge 1988, Hon DTech Loughborough Univ; Hon DSc: Cranfield Inst, City Univ, Nottingham Trent Univ, Univ of Westminster, Univ of Sheffield; Hon DUniv: Salford, Open Univ, Bradford (Eng), Essex, Brunel (Tech), Middlesex 1993, Sheffield Hallam 2001, Anglia Ruskin 2007; Hon Dr Univ of Southampton 2008; Eur Ing, FEANI 1988, FREng 1987, Hon FIStructE 1991, Hon FICE 1991, Hon FRAeS 1994 (FRAeS 1986), FRSA, FITD, FIGasE, Hon FCGI Hon FCP, Hon FIMechE
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Food and drink etiquette

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