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Educated at [[Dalziel High School]]<ref>''Who's Who'' 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8</ref> and the University of [[Southampton]],<ref>''Debrett's People of Today'' London, Debrett's, 2008 ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9</ref> Barker worked for [[Age Concern]] between 1983 and 2007. She was made a life peer as Baroness Barker, of Anagach in [[Highland]],<ref>http://thepeerage.com/p13201.htm ''thePeerage.com''</ref> in 1999<ref>''London Gazette'' 55574 startpage=8517 6 August 1999</ref> and is a Liberal Democrat spokesperson on health matters.
 
Educated at [[Dalziel High School]]<ref>''Who's Who'' 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8</ref> and the University of [[Southampton]],<ref>''Debrett's People of Today'' London, Debrett's, 2008 ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9</ref> Barker worked for [[Age Concern]] between 1983 and 2007. She was made a life peer as Baroness Barker, of Anagach in [[Highland]],<ref>http://thepeerage.com/p13201.htm ''thePeerage.com''</ref> in 1999<ref>''London Gazette'' 55574 startpage=8517 6 August 1999</ref> and is a Liberal Democrat spokesperson on health matters.
  
Barker is an open lesbian.<ref>http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/lesbian-queens-stories-love-lords-gay-marriage-debate030613</ref>
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Barker is an open lesbian:During the House of Lords debate on the [[Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill]] she said:
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:"Many years ago, I had the great good fortune to meet someone. She and I have loved each other ever since – that is, apart from the occasional spectacular argument, usually about driving or DIY."<ref>http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/lesbian-queens-stories-love-lords-gay-marriage-debate030613</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 19:36, 13 October 2013

Baroness Barker
Elizabeth Barker, Baroness Barker (Elizabeth Jean Barker, born 1961) is a Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords.

Educated at Dalziel High School[1] and the University of Southampton,[2] Barker worked for Age Concern between 1983 and 2007. She was made a life peer as Baroness Barker, of Anagach in Highland,[3] in 1999[4] and is a Liberal Democrat spokesperson on health matters.

Barker is an open lesbian:During the House of Lords debate on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill she said:

"Many years ago, I had the great good fortune to meet someone. She and I have loved each other ever since – that is, apart from the occasional spectacular argument, usually about driving or DIY."[5]

References

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  1. Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  2. Debrett's People of Today London, Debrett's, 2008 ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9
  3. http://thepeerage.com/p13201.htm thePeerage.com
  4. London Gazette 55574 startpage=8517 6 August 1999
  5. http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/lesbian-queens-stories-love-lords-gay-marriage-debate030613