Jane Campbell, Baroness Campbell of Surbiton

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The Right Honourable
The Baroness Campbell of Surbiton
DBE
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Born (1959-04-19) 19 April 1959 (age 60)
London, England
NationalityBritish
Known forCampaigner and adviser for disability reforms
TitleLady Campbell of Surbiton

Jane Susan Campbell, Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, DBE (born 19 April 1959[2]) was is a British activist and baroness. She is Commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) from 2006–08.

She also served as Chair of the Disability Committee which lead on the EHRC Disability Programme. She was the former Chair of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). She was Commissioner of the Disability Rights Commission until it was wound up in October 2006.

She was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy and given a prognosis that she would not live to reach the age of two years; however, it was her younger sister, Sally, who died from the same disease before that age. As a child she was prone to getting severe chest infections, which occurred two or three times per year, sometimes requiring hospitalisation.[3]

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