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Lord Chancellor's Advisory Council

Volume 502: debated on Monday 7 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice who the members are of the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Council; and what the relevant qualifications are of each of them. (304149)

As of December 2009, the members of the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Council on National Records and Archives are:

Chairman: Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls

Ms Else Churchill, Genealogy Officer of the Society of Genealogists

Professor Harry Dickinson, Emeritus Professor of British History, University of Edinburgh

Dr. Jeevan Deol, Affiliated Research Associate, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge

Right hon. the Viscount De L'Isle MBE, DL. Owner of the De L'Isle and Sidney family papers at the Centre for Kentish Studies and Penshurst Place

Sir David Durie KCMG, Retired, formerly Governor and Commander in Chief of Gibraltar

Dr. Clive Field OBE, Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, formerly Director of Scholarship and Collections at the British Library

Ms Christine Gifford, Information Rights expert and Founding Director of Public Partners and Gifford Owen

Dr. Jennifer Haynes, Archives and Manuscripts Manager at the Wellcome Library

Mr. Graeme Herd, Head of Information Technology at Slough Borough Council

Professor Arthur Lucas CBE, Emeritus Professor of Science Curriculum Studies at, and was formerly Principal of, Kings College London

Ms Catherine Maxwell Stuart, Owner of the private family and estate archive at Traquair House, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire

Professor Heidi Mirza, Professor of Equalities Studies in Education at the Institute of Education, University of London

Professor Michael Moss, Professor of Archival Studies at the University of Glasgow

Right hon. the Lord Roper, Formerly Chief Whip for the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords

Ms Janet Smith, County Archivist of Hampshire

Mr. Ian Soutar, Formerly British Ambassador to Bulgaria and Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva

Ms Stephanie Williams, Author, Journalist and user of archives