Joan Seccombe, Baroness Seccombe
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She was created a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 1984 Birthday Honours, and was created a life peer on 14 February 1991 taking the title Baroness Seccombe, of Kineton in the County of Warwickshire.
From 1997 to 2001 she was Opposition Whip. Since 2006 she is the Opposition Spokesperson for Constitutional and Legal Affairs/Justice.