Patricia Rawlings, Baroness Rawlings

Patricia Elizabeth Rawlings, Baroness Rawlings (born 27 January 1939) is a Conservative Party politician and former frontbencher in the House of Lords. She was also a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 1989 to 1994. She was Chairman of King's College London Council from 1998 to 2007, and was made a Fellow of King's College (FKC) in 2003. She was President of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations from 2002 to 2007, and President of the British Antique Dealers' Association 2005–2013. She is also a trustee of the Chevening Estate.[citation needed]


The Baroness Rawlings
Baroness-in-waiting
Government Whip
In office
11 May 2010  25 June 2012
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byThe Baroness Crawley
Succeeded byThe Lord Gardiner of Kimble
Member of the European Parliament
for Essex South West
In office
15 June 1989  9 June 1994
Preceded byAlexander Sherlock
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
5 October 1994
Life Peerage
Personal details
Born (1939-01-27) 27 January 1939 (age 82)
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
(m. 1962; div. 1967)
Alma materUniversity College London