Shirley Vivian Teresa Brittain Williams WILLIAMS OF CROSBY

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1930-07-27
Education Somerville Coll Oxford, Columbia Univ
Books & Publications
Recreations hill walking, swimming, music
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon Baroness Williams of Crosby, PC; preferred style: Shirley Williams
Career contested (Lab): Harwich 1954 and 1955, Southampton Test 1959; MP (Lab) Hitchin 1964-74, Hertford and Stevenage 1974-79; MP (SDP) Crosby 1981-83 (by-election, converted Cons majority of 19,272 to SDP one of 5,289); PPS to Min of Health 1964-66, Parly sec Miny of Lab 1966-67; Min of State: Educn and Sci 1967-69, Home Office 1969-70; oppn spokesman on: Social Serv 1970-71, Home Affrs 1971-73, Prices and Consumer Protection 1973-74; Sec of State Prices and Consumer Protection 1974-76, Sec of State Educn and Sci and Paymaster Gen 1976-79; Lib Dem ldr House of Lords 2001-04; cmmr Int Cmmn on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament 2008-10; chm Fabian Soc 1980 (gen sec 1960-64), memb Lab NEC 1970-81, pres SDP 1982-88 (co-fndr 1981); prof of elective politics Kennedy Sch of Govt Harvard Univ 1988-2000; pres Br-Russia Soc and East-West Centre 1996-2001, co-pres RIIA 2001-06; memb: Bd International Crisis Gp 1976-2005, Advsy Cncl to Sec-Gen UN Fourth World Women's Conference 1995, Comité des Sages Euro Cmmn 1995, Educn Devpt Center Newton MA 1992-2000, Bd Nuclear Threat Initiative 2001-; tstee Century Fndn (New York); memb: Int Advsy Ctee Cncl on Foreign Relations NY 1992-2006, Bd Rand Europe 1996-2002, Overseers Ctee JFK Sch of Govt Harvard Univ; dir Project Liberty 1990-97; chm of judges UK Teaching Awards 2007-11; visiting fell Nuffield Coll Oxford 1966-74; Godkin lectr Harvard Univ 1979, Janeway lectr Princeton Univ 1990, Regents lectr Univ of Calif Berkeley 1991, Darwin lectr Univ of Cambridge 1995, Strathclyde lectr 1995, Dainton lectr Br Library 1995, emeritus lectr Notre Dame Univ 2001; hon fell: Somerville Coll Oxford, Newnham Coll Cambridge
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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