Baroness Walmsley

Joan Walmsley

Joan Walmsley


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Baroness Walmsley

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6047
Fax: 020 7219 0967


Electoral history

Contested (Liberal Democrat) Leeds South and Morley 1992 and Congleton 1997 general elections

Lords career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Early Years Education, Education and Skills 2001-03, Home Office 2003-04, Education and Children/Children, Schools and Families 2004-10

Party groups

Member, Liberal Democrat Conference Committee 2000-03; President, Women Liberal Democrats 2002-04; Member, Liberal Democrats Federal Executive 2003-04

Political interests

Child protection, young offenders, prisoner education, environment

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness Walmsley, of West Derby in the County of Merseyside 2000

Register of Interests

9: Miscellaneous financial interests

Married to Lord Thomas of Gresford, a Member of the House

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chairman, Botanic Gardens Conservation International (charity)