Susan Thomas, Baroness Thomas of Walliswood
Early life and education
Thomas worked for the National Economic Development Office from 1971 to 1974 and was chief executive of the Council of Europe of the British Clothing Industries from 1974 to 1978. Between 1985 and 1994, she was a school governor.
Honours and styles
On 6 October 1994, she was created a life peer as Baroness Thomas of Walliswood, of Dorking in the County of Surrey. She sat in the House of Lords until 18 May 2016, at which point she ceased to be a member pursuant to section 2 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014, having failed to attend during the whole of the 2015-16 session without being on leave of absence.
Styles of address
- 1935–1958: Miss Susan Arrow
- 1958–1989: Mrs Susan Thomas
- 1989–1994: Mrs Susan Thomas OBE
- 1994–1996: The Rt Hon. The Baroness Thomas of Walliswood OBE
- 1996–: The Rt Hon. The Baroness Thomas of Walliswood OBE DL
In 1958, she had married David Churchill Thomas, but was divorced later. They have two daughters and a son.
- Baroness Thomas of Walliswood profile at the site of Liberal Democrats
- "DodOnline". Retrieved 2007-03-04.
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