Kay Andrews, Baroness Andrews
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The Baroness Andrews
|Member of the House of Lords|
|Assumed office |
9 May 2000
She worked as a Library Clerk (senior researcher) in the House of Commons Library from 1970-85 and was one of the first people in public service to job share. She then became a policy adviser to Neil Kinnock in his office as Leader of the Opposition 1985-92. She served as Director of Education Extra until 2002.
She was created a life peer as Baroness Andrews, of Southover in the County of East Sussex on 9 May 2000. In the House of Lords, she served as a Government Whip from May 2002 and was a Government Spokesperson for Education and Skills; Health; and Work and Pensions until the election in May 2005. She was then appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government. She stood down from Government in July 2009.
Andrews was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 1998 Birthday Honours On 15 October 2015, she was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London (FSA).
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