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London Assembly Member Valerie Shawcross
Labour Party
Constituency: Lambeth and Southwark
Elected on 10 June 2004

GLA responsibilities

Member of the Audit Panel
Member of the Commission on London Governance
Member of the Economic Development and Planning Committee
Member of the Environment Committee
Chair of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority
Previous life experience
Valerie has worked for the Inner London Education Authority, the Commonwealth Secretariat and as Head of Public Affairs for the National Federation of Women's Institutes. She is a former Labour Party National Women's Officer. She was a Croydon councillor between 1994 and 2000, serving as Chair of the Education Committee (1995-1997), Deputy Leader (1996-1997) and Leader (1997-2000).

Valerie was awarded a CBE in 2002.

Valerie lives in Upper Norwood, SE19, and has been a south London resident and advocate for over 20 years.

Special interests

The safety of Londoners
Improvement in London's public services
Human Rights and Democracy

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

Telephone: 020 7983 4371
Email: valerie.shawcross@london.gov.uk

Val Shawcross

Val Shawcross