Liz Redfern, Baroness Redfern

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Elizabeth Marie "Liz" Redfern, Baroness Redfern (born 25 September 1947)[1] is a British Conservative politician and member of the House of Lords.

Early life[edit]

She was born in Winterton as Elizabeth McGillivray. She attended secondary modern school in Winterton, Lincolnshire, which became Winterton Comprehensive School in 1968, then North Lindsey College in Scunthorpe.


Composition of the council when she became Leader in 2011

She became a Conservative councillor on North Lincolnshire Council, at its creation in 1996. She represented the Axholme Central ward until May 2019.[2]

The leader of North Lincolnshire Council,[3] until 15 January 2017, she was created a life peer taking the title Baroness Redfern, of the Isle of Axholme in the County of Lincolnshire on 7 October 2015.[4]

Personal life[edit]

She married Gordon Redfern in 1974 and they had two daughters; her husband died in 2009. She lives in Epworth.


  1. ^ Companies House
  2. ^ Axholme Central
  3. ^ "Dissolution Peerages 2015". Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  4. ^ "notice 2414832". The London Gazette.

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Civic offices
Preceded by
Mark Kirk
Leader of North Lincolnshire Council
May 2011 – January 2017
Succeeded by
Rob Waltham
Preceded by
Leader of North Lincolnshire Council
2006 – 2007
Succeeded by
Mark Kirk
Preceded by
Deputy Leader of North Lincolnshire Council
2003 – 2006
Succeeded by