Thursday, June 23, 2022

The Baroness Greengross, OBE 1935-2022

 The Baroness Greengross, OBE, who died 23 June, 2022, aged 86, was an independent crossbench member of the House of Lords from becoming a life peer in 2000 until her death.

Sally Ralea Greengross [née Rosengarten], was born 29 June 1935. Awarded an OBE in the 1993 New Year Honours, Greengross was raised to the peerage as Baroness Greengross, of Notting Hill in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in 2000, sitting as a crossbencher.

Baroness Greengross was an independent crossbench member of the House of Lords from 2000 until her death in 2022 and Co-Chaired five All-Party Parliamentary Groups: Dementia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Bladder and Bowel Continence Care, Social Care and Ageing and Older People. She was the Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on Choice at the End of Life and Longevity, and was the Treasurer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities. She was also Chair of the cross-party Intergenerational Fairness Forum. In December 2006, it was announced that she would be a Commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission. 

In 1959, she married Sir Alan David Greengross [1929-2018], who served as the final leader of the Conservative Party on the Greater London Council (GLC).

Baroness Greengross leaves three daughters and one son. Her husband died in August 2018. She was an honorary associate of the National Secular Society.


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