Emma Nicholson

Born Oct 16, 1941

Emma Harriet Nicholson, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne is a British politician. Formerly the Conservative then Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon she is a now life peer, and a former Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament for South East England.… Read More

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1941 Birth Born on October 16, 1941.


1962 20 Years Old Prior to her political career, she was a computer programmer and systems analyst from 1962 to 1974, and a director of the Save the Children Foundation from 1974 to 1985.


1987 45 Years Old 1 More Event
She was elected a Conservative Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon, in 1987, and was vice-chairman between 1983 and 1987.


1995 53 Years Old She defected to the Liberal Democrats in 1995.
1997 55 Years Old She was made a life peer as Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, of Winterbourne, in the Royal County of Berkshire in 1997.
1999 57 Years Old Lady Nicholson became a member of the European Parliament in 1999 joining the Committee on Foreign Affairs which she was Vice President of from 2004 to 2007. … Read More


2005 63 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In January and December 2005 she was a member of the United Nations Election Observation Missions to Iraq. … Read More
2007 65 Years Old She was Rapporteur for Kashmir, and in 2007 her controversial report on Kashmir was passed by the European Parliament by a majority of 522 to 9.
2009 67 Years Old 1 More Event
Lady Nicholson stood down from the European Parliament at the 2009 elections.
2010 68 Years Old In February 2010 she founded the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Business Development in Iraq and the Regions and currently serves as its Chair. … Read More
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