Laura Wyld, Baroness Wyld

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Laura Lee Wyld, Baroness Wyld (born 13 January 1978) is a British communications specialist and life peer. She served as head of the Prime Minister's Appointments Unit from 2013 to 2016, and has been a Conservative member of the House of Lords since 2017.[1]

The Baroness Wyld
Official portrait, 2022
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
26 June 2017
Life Peerage
Personal details
Born (1978-01-13) 13 January 1978 (age 45)
Political partyConservative
Alma materSidney Sussex College, Cambridge

Wyld was educated in Newcastle upon Tyne and at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, where she read history.[1][2] She was nominated for a life peerage as part of David Cameron's Resignation Honours in 2016, but the creation of her peerage was set to be delayed until the start of the next parliamentary session.[3] She was created Baroness Wyld, of Gosforth in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne, on 22 June 2017.[4]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Wyld". Who's Who. Vol. 2019 (online ed.). A & C Black. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  2. ^ 'Sidney Sussex College Annual Review 2016', pp. 101-2.
  3. ^ "Resignation Peerages 2016" (PDF). Cabinet Office. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  4. ^ "No. 61978". The London Gazette. 28 June 2017. p. 12346.