Dee Doocey

Dee Doocey
The Baroness Doocey OBE
Member of the London Assembly
for the Liberal Democrats (London-wide)
Assumed office
10 June 2004
Personal details
Born 2 May 1948 (1948-05-02) (age 63)
Drumcondra, Dublin
Nationality British
Political party Liberal Democrats
Spouse(s) Jim Doocey
Children Mark Doocey

Elizabeth Deirdre Doocey, Baroness Doocey OBE (born 2 May 1948) is a British Liberal Democrat politician and businesswoman, and a former Chair of the London Assembly.[1] She was born Elizabeth Deirdre O'Keefe in Drumcondra, Dublin. She married Jim Doocey and they have one son, Mark.

During the late 1970s and early 1980s Doocey was the Director of Finance and Administration at Liberal Party headquarters. She served as a councillor in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames from 1986 to 1994. She contested the South West London constituency in the 2004 London Assembly elections, but lost to the Conservative incumbent, Tony Arbour, by 4,067 votes. However, as the fifth person on the Lib Dem's party list, she was elected as a London-wide member of the Assembly. She ran a management consulting business, DD Enterprises Management Consultancy.

Doocey was the chair of the London Assembly's Economic Development, Culture, Sport & Tourism Committee in 2009–2010, which oversees the preparations for the Olympic Games. She is also a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority, which oversees the Metropolitan Police.

Doocey was created a life peer on 21 December 2010, as Baroness Doocey, and sits on the Liberal Democrat benches in the House of Lords.[2]


  1. ^ "Dee Doocey". Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Parliamentary Debates, House of Lords, 22 Decermber 2010.

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