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  Williams, Shirley
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AffiliationLiberal Democrats  
 
NameShirley Williams
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Crosby, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, , England
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Born July 27, 1930
DiedApril 12, 2021 (90 years)
ContributorRBH
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Apr 12, 2021 10:08am
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InfoShirley Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby, PC (born 27 July 1930), is a British politician. Originally a Labour Member of Parliament (MP), she was one of the "Gang of Four" rebels who founded the SDP (Social Democratic Party) in 1981 (The SDP later merged with the Liberal Party to form the Liberal Democrats). In 2001 she became Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords, until November 2004 when she decided to step down.


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  01/31/1993 UK House of Lords - Baroness Williams of Crosby Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/11/1987 UK Parliament - Cambridge Lost 30.62% (-9.35%)
  06/09/1983 UK Parliament - Crosby Lost 41.96% (-5.25%)
  11/26/1981 UK Parliament - Crosby - By-election Won 49.07% (+9.23%)
  03/26/1981 Social Democratic Party Leader - Interim Won 25.00% (+0.00%)
  05/03/1979 UK Parliament - Hertford & Stevenage Lost 43.23% (-1.84%)
  10/21/1976 Labour Party - Deputy Leader Lost 43.54% (-12.93%)
  10/10/1974 UK Parliament - Hertford & Stevenage Won 47.13% (+14.43%)
  02/28/1974 UK Parliament - Hertford & Stevenage Won 44.65% (+12.03%)
  06/18/1970 UK Parliament - Hitchin Won 48.53% (+4.36%)
  03/31/1966 UK Parliament - Hitchin Won 56.52% (+13.05%)
  10/15/1964 UK Parliament - Hitchin Won 45.84% (+4.56%)
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  11/10/2010 UK Liberal Democrats - Party President Lost 0.00% (-52.98%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Liberal Democrats Party Leader - Jul 22, 2019 LD Jo Swinson
Liberal Democrats Party Leader - Jul 15, 2015 LD Norman Lamb
UK Alternative Vote Referendum - May 05, 2011 YES Yes
Social Democratic Party Leader - Jul 01, 1982 CB David Owen