South Somerset District Council Councillor Cathy Bakewell to become Baroness

Bakewell CathyCouncillor Cathy Bakewell who is South Somerset District Council Ward Member for Coker is to become a Baroness and is said to be “delighted, thrilled and humbled” to be chosen for the great honour. Cathy’s first job in the political arena came about when she became Paddy Ashdown’s secretary in the years before he was first elected MP for Yeovil in 1983 and she continued in that role for many years. Eventually she decided to play her own part in politics and was elected to Somerset County Council in May 1993. Full Story: Read More