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Thursday, 30 March, 2000, 22:11 GMT 23:11 UK
The list of new working peers
This list of 33 new working peers was published on Friday.

To be baronesses:

Dr Kay Andrews, OBE, Director, Education Extra.
Angela Billingham, JP, former Labour MEP for Northampton and Blaby.
Janet Cohen, non-Executive Director and Consultant, Charterhouse Bank Ltd.
Anne Gibson, OBE, former National Secretary, Manufacturing Science and Finance Union.
Dr Lindsay Granshaw, chair, Women's Liberal Democrats.
Dame Sheila Masters, Partner, KPMG.
Rosalind Scott, group leader, Suffolk County Council.
Joan Walmsey, Public Relations Consultant.

To be barons:

Richard Lyon-Dahlberg-Acton, AKA Baron Acton, former hereditary peer and writer.
Michael Ashcroft, Conservative Party treasurer; chairman, Carlisle Holdings Ltd.
Anthony Gueterbock, AKA Baron Berkeley, former hereditary peer and chairman, Rail Freight Group; Piggybank Consortium. He has an OBE.
Alexander Bernstein, retired TV executive; chairman, Old Vic Theatre Trust.
Daniel Brennan, QC, chairman, the Bar Council.
Thomas Lyttelton, AKA Viscount Chandos, former hereditary peer, chairman, Lopex Ltd
Sebastian Coe, OBE, private secretary to William Hague, former Olympic athlete.
Matthew Evans, CBE, managing director, Faber and Faber.
George Fyfe, chief executive, Midlands Co-Operative Society; Chairman, Co-Operative Wholesale Society.
Anthony Greaves, former councillor in Pendle
Julian St Leger, AKA Baron Grenfell, former adviser to the World Bank.
Robin Hodgson, CBE, outgoing chairman of the Conservative Party's National Convention, former chairman of the Conservative Party's National Union. Chairman and Founder, Granville plc.
Professor Julian Hunt, Professor of Climate Modelling, Dept of Space and Climate Physics and Geological Sciences and Honorary Professor of mathematics, University of London. A fellow of the Royal Society.
William Jordan, CBE, general secretary, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions.
Professor Peter Layard, director, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
James Erskine, AKA Earl of Mar and Kellie, former hereditary peer.
Parry Mitchell, founder and chairman, Syscap plc.
Professor Kenneth Morgan, research professor, University College of Swansea.
Matthew Oakeshott, director, OLIM Ltd and Warburg Investment Management
Professor Bhikhu Parekh, Professor of Political Theory, Hull University
Frederick Thomas, AKA Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede: former hereditary peer. Delegate, Council of Europe and WEU.
Rupert Mitford, AKA Baron Redesdale, former Liberal Democrat hereditary peer.
John Roper, visiting professor, College of Europe, Bruges.
David Shutt, OBE, chartered accountant and group leader, Calderdale Council.
Sir Leslie Turnberg, president, British Society of Gastroenterology.

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