• Born date: 1948-04-08
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Barbara Young, Baroness Young of Old Scone

Barbara Scott Young, Baroness Young of Old Scone (born 8 April 1948 in Perth, Scotland) is a member of the House of Lords. She was made a life peer in 1997 as Baroness Young of Old Scone, of Old Scone in Perth and Kinross.Baroness Young is currently the Chief Executive of health charity Diabetes UK, a position she took up on 1 November 2010.Following the announcement of her appointment, Barbara Young said: "I am thrilled to have been given this opportunity to lead Diabetes UK.