When her husband died of a cerebral hemorrhage in 1990, she ran for the by-election in his constituency of Paisley North and was herself elected to the House of Commons . She is a member of the Labor Party and belongs to the left wing there. For the general election in 2005 she did not run and was instead raised to Life Peeress on June 28, 2005 as Baroness Adams of Craigielea , of Craigielea in Renfrewshire and thus a member of the House of Lords.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Adams, Katherine Patricia Irene, Baroness Adams of Craigielea|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||British politician, Member of the House of Commons|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 27, 1947|