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Joan Mary RUDDOCK

politician

Joan RUDDOCK, British politician and antinuclear campaigner. Award 1984. Select Committee on Televising House of Commons; British Delegate, Council of Europe 1988-1989.

Background

RUDDOCK, Joan Mary was born on December 28, 1943 in Abergavenny, Gwent, United Kingdom. Parents: Kenneth Charles Anthony and Eileen Anthony (née Messenger).

Education

Pontypool Grammar School for Girls. Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, Bachelor of Science, ARCS, botany and plant science, 1965.

Career

Worked for Shelter (national campaign for the homeless) 73. Director Oxford Housing Aid Centre 1973-1977. Special Programmes Officer with unemployed young people, Manpower Services Commission 197779.

Organiser, Reading Citizens Advice Bureau 1979-1987. Chairman Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) 1981-1985, Vice-Chairman 1985-1986. Member of Parliament for Deptford since 1987.

Membership

Select Committee on Televising House of Commons. British Delegate, Council of Europe 1988-1989.

  • Clubs: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Anti-Apartheid.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, gardening; transport, environment, women, foreign affairs.

Connections

Married Doctor Keith Ruddock in 1963.

father:
Ken

mother:
Eileen Anthony

spouse:
Doctor Keith Ruddock