The Baroness Howe of Idlicote
Elspeth Rosamund Morton Shand
8 February 1932
|Died||22 March 2022(aged 90)|
London School of Economics
(m. 1953; his death 2015)
|Parent(s)||Philip Morton Shand|
Sybil Mary Shand
She was a half-aunt to Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
Elspeth Howe served as deputy chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission from 1975 to 1979, and in various other capacities from 1980. She was later made Chair of the Broadcasting Standards Commission. In the 1999 New Year's Honours she was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).
Howe retired from Parliament on 2 June 2020.
References[change | change source]
- "Lord Howe of Aberavon obituary". Retrieved 16 October 2015.
- "Baroness Howe of Idlicote". UK Parliament. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
- Scott, Georgiana (23 March 2022). "Baroness Howe dead: Widow of late former chancellor dies aged 90". GB News. Retrieved 23 March 2022.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Baroness Howe of Idlicote". parliament.uk.
- Leapman, Michael (8 June 1993). "Media: A Tory feminist for TV's watchdog: Michael Leapman profiles Lady Elspeth Howe, the incoming chair of the Broadcasting Standards Council". The Independent.