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.

Career[edit]

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.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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