Meg Beresford

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Meg Beresford (born 5 September 1937)[1] was a British campaigner against nuclear weapons and General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament from 1985-1990.

An activist involved with the European Nuclear Disarmament (END) movement, she came to prominence as END's organising secretary.

In 1985 Beresford was appointed General Secretary for Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Europe's largest single-issue peace campaign. Her term concluded in 1990, and she subsequently worked as a gardener for the Iona Community on the Isle of Iona.


  • "CND and the Soviet Union", Sanity, January 1985 [2]


  1. ^ "Birthdays". The Independent. 1992-09-04. Retrieved 2016-05-14. 
  2. ^ Bowker, Mike; Brown, Robin (1993-01-01). From Cold War to Collapse: Theory and World Politics in the 1980s. CUP Archive. ISBN 9780521426121. 

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Preceded by
Bruce Kent
General Secretary of CND
Succeeded by
Gary Lefley