Caroline Pidgeon

Londonwide

Responsibilities for 2017-18

  • Deputy Chair of the Transport Committee
  • Member of the Budget & Performance Committee
  • Member of the Police and Crime Committee

Key issues

  • Policing and crime
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Housing


Biography

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. Caroline is Chair of the London Assembly's Transport Committee and a member of the Police and Crime Committee and also the Budget and Performance 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.