Party affiliation: Cross-bencher
Chairman, Committee of Inquiry into Special Education, 1974-1978. Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, 1979-1984. Chairman, Committee of Enquiry on Human Fertility and Embryology, 1982-1984.
Member, House of Lords, since 1985. Professional career: Fellow and Tutor in philosophy, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, 1952-1966, Research Fellow, 1972-1984, Senior Resident Fellow, 1976-1984. Headmistress, Oxford High School, 1966-1972.
Mistress, Girton College, Camb., since 1985.