New members of the House of Lords were announced last week. Kay Andrews, director of Education Extra (Labour), became a baroness. Becoming barons were Julian Hunt, professor of climate modelling, department of space and climate physics and geological sciences and honorary professor of mathematics, University College London (Labour); Peter Richard Grenville Layard, director, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics (Labour); Kenneth Owen Morgan, research professor, University College of Swansea (Labour); Bhiku Parekh,
professor of political theory, Hull University (Labour); Baron
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, former education spokesman in the House of Lords, delegate to the Council of Europe (Labour); John Roper, visiting professor, College of Europe, Bruges (Lib Dem); Sir Leslie Arnold Turnberg, president British Society of Gastroenterology (Labour).
James Garden, professor of hepatobiliary surgery and head of the department of clinical and surgical sciences at the University of Edinburgh and of the
Scottish Liver Transplant Unit at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, has been appointed to the regius chair of clinical
Surgery at the University of Edinburgh.
Ian Parker, professor of
psychology at the Bolton Institute, has been appointed professor of psychology, faculty of community studies, law and education, Manchester Metropolitan University, from next month.