Susan Garden, Baroness Garden of Frognal

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The Baroness Garden of Frognal

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Government Whip
In office
4 November 2014 – 7 May 2015
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byThe Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon
Succeeded byVacant
In office
13 October 2010 – 7 October 2013
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byThe Baroness Thornton
Succeeded byThe Baroness Jolly
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
18 October 2007
Life Peerage
Personal details
Born (1944-02-22) 22 February 1944 (age 76)
Political partyLiberal Democrats
ChildrenAntonia Rolph and Alexandra Whitfield
Alma materSt Hilda's College, Oxford

Susan Elizabeth Garden, Baroness Garden of Frognal, PC (born 22 February 1944) is a British Liberal Democrat politician and member of the House of Lords. She is a former Government Whip and Spokesperson for the Department for Culture Media and Sport (Olympics, sport, lottery, tourism), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Higher Education) and the Department for Education.[1]

She was educated at Westonbirt School.

She was the Liberal Democrat candidate for Finchley and Golders Green (London) in 2005.[2] In September 2007 she was created a life peer as Baroness Garden of Frognal, of Hampstead in the London Borough of Camden.[3][1]

Personal life[edit]

Lady Garden was married to Air Marshal Timothy Garden, Baron Garden, who died on 9 August 2007. She has two daughters.


  • Mrs Timothy Garden (marriage–1994)
  • Lady Garden (1994–2004)
  • The Rt Hon. The Lady Garden (2004–2007)
  • The Rt Hon. The Baroness Garden of Frognal (2007–2015)
  • The Rt Hon. The Baroness Garden of Frognal, PC (2015–)


  1. ^ a b "Baroness Garden of Frognal on the Parliamentary website". Retrieved 12 January 2011.
  2. ^ Result: Finchley and Golders Green BBC News 2005-05-23
  3. ^ "No. 58498". The London Gazette. 30 October 2007. p. 15677.

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