Joyce Anelay, Baroness Anelay of St Johns

Joyce Anne Anelay, Baroness Anelay of St Johns, DBE, PC, FRSA (born 17 July 1947) is a British Conservative Party politician, previously serving as Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from August 2014 to June 2017. Lady Anelay was appointed as Minister of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union in the Second May ministry, after the 2017 reshuffle.[1]


The Baroness Anelay of St Johns

Anelay in 2020
Chair of the International Relations and Defence Committee
Assumed office
1 July 2019
Preceded byThe Lord Howell of Guildford
Minister of State for Exiting the European Union
In office
12 June 2017  27 October 2017
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Sec. of StateDavid Davis
Preceded byDavid Jones
Succeeded byThe Lord Callanan
Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations
In office
17 July 2016  12 June 2017
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Sec. of StateBoris Johnson
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byThe Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon
Minister of State for South Asia and Central Asia
In office
6 August 2014  13 July 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Sec. of StatePhilip Hammond
Preceded byThe Baroness Warsi
Succeeded byAlok Sharma
Minister of State for International Development
In office
13 July 2016  14 October 2016
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Sec. of StatePriti Patel
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byThe Lord Bates
Chief Whip of the House of Lords
Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms
In office
12 May 2010  6 August 2014
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
DeputyThe Lord Shutt of Greetland
The Lord Newby
Preceded byThe Lord Bassam of Brighton
Succeeded byThe Lord Taylor of Holbeach
Opposition Chief Whip of the Lords
In office
2 July 2007  11 May 2010
LeaderDavid Cameron
ShadowingThe Lord Grocott
The Baroness Royall of Blaisdon
The Lord Bassam of Brighton
Preceded byThe Lord Cope of Berkeley
Succeeded byThe Lord Bassam of Brighton
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
5 November 1996
Life Peerage
Personal details
Born
Joyce Anne Clarke

(1947-07-17) 17 July 1947 (age 74)
London, England
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Richard Anelay
Alma materUniversity of Bristol
University of London
Brunel University

Lady Anelay was Government Chief Whip in the House of Lords from 12 May 2010 until 6 August 2014, having previously been Opposition Chief Whip prior to the 2010 General Election.[2]