Chair of Council, Member of Finance and Resources Committee, Member of Governance, Nominations and Ethics Committee, Member of Honorary Degrees Committee, Member of Remuneration Committee
Keith was awarded a life peerage in 2006, having served as MP for Manchester Withington from 1987 until 2005. In addition he brings a wealth of experience as a chair and a non-executive director, with positions held across a number of statutory and voluntary sector organisations, including the NHS. Key examples over the last few years include his position as a non-executive director and then Chair of the Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Chair of two NHS Mast partnerships, a board member of Pennine Care NHS Foundation, a council member of the Medical Protection Society and work as a Trustee on the Prison Reform Trust and the Centre for Mental Health. Keith also authored the Bradley report on people with mental health problems or learning disabilities in the criminal justice system, published in 2009.