Eleanor Burnham

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Eleanor Burnham
AM
Member of the Welsh Assembly
for North Wales
In office
22 March 2001 – 5 May 2011
Preceded by Christine Humphreys
Succeeded by Aled Roberts
Personal details
Political party Welsh Liberal Democrats
Spouse(s) Derek Burnham

Eleanor Burnham is a Welsh Liberal Democrat politician, and was a Member of the Welsh Assembly for the North Wales Regional Constituency until May 2011.

Background[edit]

Burnham was born in Wrexham and brought up in Gwnodl Fawr, Cynwyd. Her early career was in social services management. She was previously a Wrexham Magistrate and a member of Denbigh Hospital Mental Health Tribunal. A fluent Welsh speaker, Burnham is a qualified aromatherapist and her hobbies include gardening, cycling and swimming. Burnham is also a Llangollen Eisteddfod Soprano prize-winner.

Politics[edit]

Burnham succeeded as Liberal Democrat AM for North Wales on 22 March 2001 upon Christine Humphreys' resignation due to ill-health. Burnham was the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly spokesperson on Culture, Welsh Language and Sport. Her political interests lie in full devolution for Wales, social inclusion and lifelong-learning.

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Offices held[edit]

National Assembly for Wales
Preceded by
Christine Humphreys
Assembly Member for North Wales
2001 – 2011
Succeeded by
Aled Roberts