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Baroness Bakewell makes maiden speech in Lords
2:44pm Friday 1st November 2013 in News
THE Former Leader of Somerset County Council, Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, has made her maiden speech in the House of Lords.
Cathy Bakewell, who is a South Somerset District Councillor for the Coker Ward, was introduced as a Baroness in Parliament's upper house on Tuesday, October 15.
In her maiden speech, Baroness Bakewell joined a debate discussing the availability of affordable housing in the United Kingdom and the impact of the under-occupancy charge.