Baroness Jay of Paddington, is a Life Peer and Labour Party politician. Baroness Jay was also formerly a BBC television producer and presenter. Baroness Jay, the daughter of former British Prime Minister James Callaghan, was appointed a Life Peer in 1992 and acted as an opposition whip in the House of Lords. After Labour's 1997 election victory she became a Minister in the Department of Health and in 1998 Minister for Women and Leader of the House of Lords with a seat in the Cabinet. Baroness Jay remains active in the House of Lords as a Privy Counsellor and has chaired the Select Committee on the Constitution. Outside parliament she is a Trustee of the Europaeum Group and a Senior Fellow of Somerville College.
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