Kate Rock

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Born9 October 1968
UK Conservative Party politician

Kate Harriet Alexandra Rock, Baroness Rock (born 9 October 1968) is a United Kingdom Conservative Party politician and member of the House of Lords. Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party with special responsibility for business relations, she was nominated for a life peerage in August 2015.[1]

Kate Rock was educated at Hanford School, Sherborne School for Girls and Oxford Polytechnic (BA).[2] She is Visiting Parliamentary Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford.[3]

She was created Baroness Rock of Stratton in the County of Dorset on 15 October 2015.[4]

Red Tape Initiative

Baroness Rock is a Board Member of the Red Tape Initiative.

Personal life

Her husband Caspar Rock, an Old Etonian, is Chief Investment Officer at Cazenove Capital Management, the wealth management arm of Schroders in the UK, Channel Islands and Asia.

In January 2011, she and her husband invited Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to their £1.5 million chalet in Klosters, Switzerland for a skiing holiday.[5]


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Document:Here’s why the Grenfell inquiry will be a stitch-upArticle5 July 2017George MonbiotOn 14 June 2017, while the Grenfell Tower was smouldering, a meeting of the Red Tape Initiative panel decided that "on this occasion" they would not recommend the removal of the EU Construction Products Regulation, which seeks to protect people from fire, and restricts the kind of cladding that can be used.
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  1. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dissolution-peerages-2015
  2. ROCK, Kate Harriet Alexandra, Who's Who 2016, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2016
  3. "PLC Board of Directors"
  4. London Gazette |issue=61387 |date=21 October 2015 |page=19762
  5. "Osborne's ski host was £3.5bn fund manager (...whose wife is top Tory Party official)"