Delyth Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Drefelin

Delyth Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Drefelin

Delyth Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Drefelin (born 30 August1961) is a Labour peer in the House of Lords of the United Kingdom. Morgan was raised to the peerage as Baroness Morgan of Drefelin, of Drefelin in the County of Dyfed, in 2004.

From 1995 to 2005 she was Chief Executive of Breakthrough Breast Cancer. Her work in this role has been recognised by the award of a Fellowship of The Institute of Cancer Research and a Honorary Fellow of Cardiff University

Baroness Morgan was Lord Minister for DIUS from the creation of the Department until 5 October 2008. Her responsibilities were:

  • The Student Loans Company (and Customer First programme)
  • The student loan debt sale
  • Endowments and voluntary giving for higher education
  • Quality assurance of Higher Education
  • UK Intellectual Property Office
  • Students as 'customers'
  • Scenario building across DIUS
  • Departmental efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability
  • Research Assessment Exercise (RAE)
  • Better Regulation

On 5 October 2008 Baroness Morgan was announced as the Lords Minister for DCSF, replacing Lord Adonis

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