Celia Thomas, Baroness Thomas of Winchester

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The Right Honourable
The Baroness Thomas of Winchester
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Personal details
Born (1945-10-14) 14 October 1945 (age 71)
Political party Liberal Democrats

Celia Marjorie Thomas, Baroness Thomas of Winchester, MBE (born 14 October 1945 in Winchester, Hants) was a founding member of the Liberal Party in Winchester in the 1960s.

Work history[edit]

Administrator Winchester Diocesan Bd of Finance 1964-66, fundraiser Winchester Cathedral 1966-67, administrator Pilgrims' Sch Winchester 1967-72, administrator Christ Church Cathedral Sch Oxford 1972-74, Office of Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe MP 1975-76, head Lib Dem Whips office House of Lords 1977-2006; chm Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Ctee, memb Procedure Ctee; chair Keynes Forum (formerly Lib Summer Sch) 2001-, pres Winchester Lib Dems, vice-pres Lloyd George Soc; patron Winchester Churches Nightshelter, patron Avonbrook Projects Abroad, tstee Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, patron Thrive

Thomas was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 1985 Birthday Honours.[1]

On 26 May 2006, she was created a life peer with the title Baroness Thomas of Winchester, of Winchester in the County of Hampshire,[2] and she sits as a Liberal Democrat.


  1. ^ "No. 50154". The London Gazette (Supplement). 15 June 1985. p. 16. 
  2. ^ "No. 57997". The London Gazette. 1 June 2006. p. 7521.