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Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Walmsley

Co-chair of the APHG

Joan Walmsley hails from Liverpool where she also went to University. After graduating in Biology she went to work in the health service and after a number of years out of the workplace bringing up her two children she trained as a teacher and taught in the secondary sector. She then went into public relations where she worked for Hill & Knowlton for nine years before setting up her own business.

She stood for Parliament in 1992 and 1997 and in the European elections of 1999. She was made a life peer in 2000. She has served on the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology and is the Vice-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children.