Pauline Latham OBE MP

Pauline is our very first patron. She has been a Councillor since 1987, was elected as MP for Mid Derbyshire in 2010 and was honoured to hold the position of Mayor of Derby during 2007/08.

Pauline is married to local architect Derek and was born in Lincolnshire, brought up in Nottinghamshire and has lived in Derbyshire since 1970.

She has a special interest in education issues, was a school governor for 12 years and was a parliamentary candidate for Broxtowe in 2001 and stood as a European candidate in 1999 and 2005 for the East Midlands.