Caroline has represented Woodbridge since 2008. She is the Leader of Suffolk County Council’s Liberal Democrat party, and Deputy Leader of the SCC LibDem, Green and Independent group.
Caroline is also group spokesperson for Adult Care, Highways and Transport, and Women, and Vice Chair of Suffolk’s Education Transport Appeals Panel. She is also a campaigner for rural transport, cycling, libraries, disability, & family carers.
A long term family carer herself, she is a founder member of the Wickham Market Family Carers Group and has been a director of HomeStart, Suffolk Coastal. She is also a campaigner for epilepsy awareness, having been appointed Epilepsy Society Champion 2013; and shortlisted for Young Epilepsy’s Gold Champion award 2013.
Caroline has a degree in English language and literature from Oxford, a GCSE in written and spoken Mandarin, and a background in publishing, writing and editing. She is a voracious reader, an ardent walker, a performance poet – and a committed cyclist and user of public transport. She does not drive a car.