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  Pidgeon, Caroline
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AffiliationLiberal Democrats  
<-  2016-01-01  
 
NameCaroline Pidgeon
Address9 Ashbourne Grove
London, , England
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Education
Thornden Secondary School
University of Wales, Political Studies BSc

Non-political career
Political and Legal Assistant, Graham & Rose Colley Solicitors 1994-96
Political Researcher, Brent Council 1996-99
Communications Manager, Croydon Health Authority 1999-Present

Caroline was elected to the London Assembly in May 2008 and has a strong track record of campaigning on issues such as strong policing and improved public transport. She is Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, Deputy Chair of the London Assembly's Transport Committee and Deputy Chair of the Police and Crime Committee. Caroline has been a Trustee of the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education in Waterloo since 2005.

Caroline was a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority between 2008 and 2012 and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority between 2008 and 2010.

Caroline was a Liberal Democrat Councillor in Southwark between 1998 and 2010 during which time she held several posts including Deputy Leader of Southwark Council and Executive Member for Children’s Services and Education. Caroline was also a Board Member of Lambeth and Southwark Housing Association between 2002 and 2010.

Caroline was awarded an MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours List for public and political service.

Caroline moved to London after graduating from the University of Wales Aberystwyth in 1994. She worked in local government and the health service for over a decade before becoming a full time politician.


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  05/05/2016 Greater London Assembly - At-Large Won 12.22% (-3.13%)
  05/05/2016 London Mayor Lost 4.22% (-41.86%)
  09/17/2015 London Mayor - LD Selection Won 90.11% (+80.22%)
  05/03/2012 Greater London Assembly - At-Large Won 13.33% (+0.00%)
  05/06/2010 UK Parliament - Vauxhall Lost 25.11% (-24.66%)
  05/01/2008 Greater London Assembly - Lambeth & Southwark Lost 22.67% (-14.51%)
  05/01/2008 Greater London Assembly - At Large Won 6.69% (-13.38%)
  06/10/2004 London Assembly - Lambeth & Southwark Lost 26.94% (-4.79%)
  06/07/2001 UK Parliament - Dulwich & West Norwood Lost 15.18% (-39.73%)
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  09/02/2011 London Mayor - Lib Dem Selection Lost 0.00% (-51.50%)
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Liberal Democrats Party Leader - Aug 26, 2020 LD Ed Davey