Judith Wilcox, Baroness Wilcox
|The Baroness Wilcox, of Plymouth in the County of Devon|
Judith Ann Wilcox, Baroness Wilcox (born 31 October 1940) is a Conservative member of the House of Lords. From May 2010 to September 2012 she had been a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
She used to run a family business in Devon and was chair of the National Consumer Council from 1990 to 1996. On 16 January 1996, she was made a life peer as Baroness Wilcox, of Plymouth in the County of Devon. Between 1997 and 2006 she held a non-executive director position on the board of Cadbury Schweppes.
In July 2015 Wilcox was criticised for claiming £300 a day in House of Lords attendance allowances, £74,400 over two years, even though she could walk there from her house only two hundred yards away.
- Conservative Party website
- BIS - Ministers - Baroness Wilcox
- The London Gazette: . 18 November 1995. The London Gazette: . 22 January 1996.
- UK Parliament - Baroness Wilcox
- "Baroness Wilcox retires from Cadbury Schweppes board". M2 PressWIRE Archive. Archived from the original on 29 July 2015. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
Confectionery and beverage company Cadbury Schweppes (LSE:CBRY) (NYSE:CSG) announced on Friday (1 December) that Baroness Wilcox will retire from the company's board on 31 December 2006. The Baroness has been a non-executive director on the board of the company since 1997.
- Wilkinson, Michael (29 July 2015). "Peer claims £300 a day in expenses to walk 200 yards to work at House of Lords". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on 29 July 2015. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
- Charity Commission website
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