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Celia Thomas, Baroness Thomas of Winchester Wikipedia
Celia Marjorie Thomas, Baroness Thomas of Winchester, (born 14 October 1945 in Winchester, Hants) was a founding member of the Liberal Party in Winchester in the 1960s.
Administrator Winchester Diocesan Bd of Finance 1964-66, fundraiser Winchester Cathedral 1966-67, administrator Pilgrims' Sch Winchester 1967-72, administrator Christ Church Cathedral Sch Oxford 1972-74, Office of Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe MP 1975-76, head Lib Dem Whips office House of Lords 1977-2006; chm Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Ctee, memb Procedure Ctee; chair Keynes Forum (formerly Lib Summer Sch) 2001-, pres Winchester Lib Dems, vice-pres Lloyd George Soc; patron Winchester Churches Nightshelter, patron Avonbrook Projects Abroad, tstee Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, patron Thrive
Thomas was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 1985 Birthday Honours.
On 26 May 2006, she was created a life peer with the title Baroness Thomas of Winchester, of Winchester in the County of Hampshire, and she sits as a Liberal Democrat.