The Rt Hon The Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

The Rt Hon The Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Jan Royall was elected as Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords and a member of the Shadow Cabinet in May 2010. Before that, Jan served as Government Chief Whip and Captain of the Honourable Corps of the Gentleman-at-Arms from February to October 2008; and as a Government Whip and Government Spokesperson for Health, International Development and Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the House of Lords from 2005-08. 

In 2004 she was given a life peerage as Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, of Blaisdon in the County of Gloucestershire. She became a Privy Counsellor in 2008. She is a former Trustee of IPPR; the National Botanic Garden of Wales; and Generation Europe.