Christine Humphreys

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The Right Honourable
The Baroness Humphreys
Member of the Welsh Assembly
for North Wales
In office
6 May 1999 – 22 March 2001
Preceded by New Assembly
Succeeded by Eleanor Burnham
Personal details
Political party Liberal Democrats

Christine Humphreys, Baroness Humphreys is the President of the Welsh Liberal Democrats and was Member of the Welsh Assembly for the North Wales regional constituency from 1999 to 2001. She was the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Wales on Economics and the Environment.

Humphreys was a teacher before election to the National Assembly for Wales, Head of Vocational Education in a Welsh Medium School. Eleanor Burnham succeeded as Liberal Democrat AM for North Wales on 22 March 2001 upon Humphreys' resignation due to ill health.

In November 2007 she was elected President of the party, defeating Bob Barton and John Last. She succeeded Rob Humphreys.

In August 2013 she was appointed a working peer,[1] but she has said that she favours Lords Reform.[2] She was created a life peer on 18 September 2013 taking the title Baroness Humphreys, of Llanrwst in the County of Conwy and, unusually, taking the oath in Welsh.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC News - Peerages for ex-AMs Nick Bourne and Christine Humphreys". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-08-02. 
  2. ^ "BBC News - New Lib Dem peer Christine Humphreys wants elected second chamber". Bbc.co.uk. 2013-08-04. Retrieved 2013-08-19. 
  3. ^ "No. 60635". The London Gazette. 23 September 2013. p. 18709. 

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National Assembly for Wales
New office Assembly Member for North Wales
1999–2001
Succeeded by
Eleanor Burnham
Political offices
Preceded by
Rob Humphreys
President of the Welsh Liberal Democrats
2007–2013
Succeeded by
John Last