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Baroness Beatrice Nancy Seear SEEAR

Baroness Beatrice Nancy Seear SEEAR, Member of the House of Lords. Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, University of Leeds, 1979; Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, University of Bath, 1982; Doctor of Laws, University of Exeter, 1989.


  • SEEAR, Baroness Beatrice Nancy Seear was born on August 1, 1913. Daughter of the late Herbert Charles Seear.

  • Education

    • Newnham College, Camb. London School of Economics.


    • Member, House of Lords, since 1971. Leader of the Lib. Peers, 198488, Deputy Leader of the SLD Peers, since 1988. Professional career: Personnel Manager, C.J. Clark Limited, 1936-1946.

      Reader in Personnel Mgt., London School of Economics, 1946-1978. Former President, The Fawcett Society. Chairman, Charta Mede Limited.

      Pres, of Council, Tavistock Inst, of Human Relations. Member of Board of Trustees, Population Services Family Planning Programmes Limited. Chairman of Manpower Services Commission Area Manpower Board, Bucks., 1982-1986.

      Chairman, Apex Trust. Honorary Visiting Prof, of Personnel Mgt., City University, London, 1980-1987.


    Party affiliation: Social and Liberal Democrats


    Clubs: National Council for Carers and Their Elderly Dependants, Chairman, 1972-1988, President since 1988. Royal Commonwealth Society. National Lib. Club.



    Recreations: gardening, reading, travelling.


    • [{"type":"father","name":"the late Herbert Charles Seear"}]
    • father: the late Herbert Charles Seear
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    Born August 1, 1913