Patsy Calton award: nominations close 11th June

In case you’ve missed the news about this award, here’s the advert that has appeared in Liberal Democrat News:

Sadly on 29th May 2005 Patsy Calton, MP for Cheadle, died. Patsy was a wife, a mother, a teacher, an activist, a Councillor, a Parliamentarian, and an inspiration to us all. Her energy, enthusiasm and achievements truly were phenomenal, and she undoubtedly would have wanted to see other female Liberal Democrats actively involved in the Party too.

Nominating a female local activist, Councillor or MP/AM/MSP/MEP for the Patsy Calton Award is a brilliant way for you to acknowledge the fantastic contribution that she has made to the Party, and the role that she has played in inspiring others.

The winner will be chosen by a panel from a shortlist and the award presented in Brighton at the Annual Party Conference in September 2007. There will also be an evening reception at Conference to celebrate all those short-listed.

Please send your nominations by Monday 11th June 2007 including the name and constituency of your nominee and a brief description of her achievements and activities in the party and why she deserves the Patsy Calton Award, to: WLD, 4 Cowley Street, London, SW1P 3NB, fax 020 7799 2170 or email [email protected]

Read more by .
This entry was posted in News.
Advert

6 Comments

  • What’s your point Laurence?

  • Laurence, of course Jenny should be nominated. I am really shocked at the smirking homophobia behind that question.

  • I’m sure Laurence didn’t mean anything by it. People are human. But some under-represented groups are easy targets for smirky, jokey comments, which do damage their credibility through no fault of their own.

    Perhaps a cautionary tale about how those who’ve never experienced real discrimination or barriers should be a little more careful about overtly denying the experiences of others…..

    See the GLA discussion and why we should do something now.

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User Avatarn hunter 14th Jul - 1:09pm
    2nd best pandemic prepared country in 2019. So what did happen from Jan 2019 to Jan 2020 beside Johnson's sad win at the polls (we...
  • User AvatarJoseph Bourke 14th Jul - 12:36pm
    The author makes a valid point about the plight of pensioners who retired overseas. Back in the 1970s there were many fewer such pensioners and...
  • User AvatarPaul Barker 14th Jul - 12:13pm
    Clearly the 18% rise cant be allowed to happen, there has to be a temporary fix. The Triple Lock has a limited shelf-life in any...
  • User AvatarBarry Lofty 14th Jul - 12:12pm
    Innocent Bystander: you can make any comparisons you like, judge how many older people would die anyway, compare UK infection figures with other countries but...
  • User AvatarTom Harney 14th Jul - 12:02pm
    My thanks for the links for the links. I remember the days when we got a picture every day at the Downing Street party political...
  • User AvatarSimon Banks 14th Jul - 12:01pm
    Agree totally with this article. The government ignores scientists, belittles social scientists and strangles the humanities. No surprise: it's all of a piece with Gove's...