Julie Ward (politician)

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Julie Ward
MEP
Julie Ward MEP.jpg
Julie Ward MEP
Member of the European Parliament
for North West England
Assumed office
22 May 2014
Preceded by Chris Davies
Personal details
Born (1957-03-07) 7 March 1957 (age 60)
Ripon, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Political party Labour
Alma mater Newcastle University
Website https://www.juliewardmep.eu

Julie Ward (born 7 March 1957) is a British Member of the European Parliament for the North West England region for the Labour Party. She was elected in 2014.[1]

Ward campaigns against violence against women, organising events for One Billion Rising.[2]

Before being elected as an MEP, Ward was part of an international delegation to Belfast to discuss the role of the arts in peace processes[3] and ran a social enterprise.[4]

European Parliament[edit]

She was third on the Labour Party list for the European Parliament in the 2014 elections to the European Parliament and was elected with Labour taking a third seat from the Lib Dems in the North West England region.

Committee and delegations memberships[edit]

As of 2014, Ward sits or (is a substitute) on the following Committees and Delegations

Personal life[edit]

Ward has a master's degree in Education and International Development from Newcastle University, graduating from an adult learning course in 2012.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "vote 2014 – North West". BBC. Archived from the original on 26 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b About Julie Ward (2015)
  3. ^ "Julie Ward MEP". eurolabour.org. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "North West European Region". UK Polling Report. Archived from the original on 29 August 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 

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