Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Member, Women’s Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour and National Service, 1941-1951, 1958-1969. Member, Markham Commission on the Women’s Services, 1942. Councillor, Roxburghshire County Council, 1946-1975.
Member, Home Office Advisory Committee on Treatment of Offenders, 1946-1964. Chairman, Women’s National Advisory Committee, Conservative Party, 1954-1957. United Kingdom Delegate to United Nations General Assembly, 1954, 1956, 1957.
Chairman, National Union of Cons, and Unionist Assns., 1957. House of Lords, since 1958. Chairman, Consumer Council, 1963-1968.
Member, European Economic Community Agricultural Committee, House of Lords. Joint President, United Nations Association, 1985. President, Anglo-Israeli Association, 1978-1990.
Professional career: farmer. Member. King George V Jubilee Trust, 1936-1968. Trustee, Carnegie United Kingdom Trust, 1937-1985.
Chairman, National Association, of Mixed Clubs and Girls' Clubs, 1939-1949. Chairman, Advisory Council For Child Care. Scotland, 1957-1966; Justice of the Peace, 1968.