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Caroline Pidgeon

London Assembly Member

Liberal Democrat
3 May 2012


  • Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group
  • Deputy Chair of the Police and Crime Committee
  • Deputy Chair of the Transport Committee
  • Member of the Confirmation Hearings Committee
  • Member of the GLA Oversight Committee
Register of Members' Interests - Caroline Pidgeon
Register of Members' Interests - Caroline Pidgeon
Caroline Pidgeon's expenses
Gifts and Hospitality
Caroline Pidgeon Gifts and Hospitality


Caroline was elected to the London Assembly in May 2008 and has a strong track record of campaigning on issues such as strong policing and improved public transport. She is Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, Deputy Chair of the London Assembly's Transport Committee and Deputy Chair of the Police and Crime Committee. Caroline has been a Trustee of the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education in Waterloo since 2005.

Caroline was a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority between 2008 and 2012 and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority between 2008 and 2010.

Caroline was a Liberal Democrat Councillor in Southwark between 1998 and 2010 during which time she held several posts including Deputy Leader of Southwark Council and Executive Member for Children’s Services and Education. Caroline was also a Board Member of Lambeth and Southwark Housing Association between 2002 and 2010.

Caroline was awarded an MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours List for public and political service.

Caroline moved to London after graduating from the University of Wales Aberystwyth in 1994. She worked in local government and the health service for over a decade before becoming a full time politician.

Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.

Contact details:
City Hall
The Queen's Walk
London SE1 2AA

Telephone: 020 7983 4962

Press releases for

News from Caroline Pidgeon: Mayor must now come clean over plans for Night Buses
27 August 2015

Caroline Pidgeon AM, Liberal Democrat London Assembly transport spokesperson, commenting on the announcement that the launch of the Night Tube has been deferred said:

News from Caroline Pidgeon: In years to come people will look back in amazement at this foolish decision
26 August 2015

Caroline Pidgeon, Leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group, commenting on the Mayor’s decision this week to give the go ahead for a cruise liner terminal at Enderby Wharf in Greenwich said:

News from Caroline Pidgeon: If the Night Tube is delayed so must the changes to Night Buses
6 August 2015

Cuts in the frequency of 17 weekend Night Bus services must now be put on hold if the Night Tube service does not commence from the 12th September, is the clear message that has been sent to the Mayor by Caroline Pidgeon AM, Leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group.