Vote Brenda Jones in Lakenham - Norfolk Labour
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Brenda Jones in Lakenham

Labour Party Norfolk County Council Election Candidate for Lakenham Division

About Brenda Jones

Hello,  I am Brenda Jones  the County Councillor for Lakenham and Tuckswood. I live just outside Norwich with my husband, two dogs and some rescue chickens. I volunteer at Sewell Barn Theatre where I help with the lighting and the costumes. I enjoy cooking, making quilts, knitting and gardening. I read too many books!

I worked as a mental health nurse for over 30 years, during that time I taught at the School of Nursing at UEA and was the Research manager at the Mental Health Trust.

I grew up in a single parent household, failed my eleven plus and lived on a couple of ’problem’ council estates. I understand the problems that people face when they have little money, few opportunities and are judged by their home circumstances and a need for free school meals.

I was fortunate to be able to study while I worked and obtained a BSc from the Open University and an MA in Ethics. I believe that a good education should be the right of every child and adult and not the preserve of the wealthy and privileged.

I am the member champion for Physical Disability and Sensory Impairment and am a Trustee of Vision Norfolk. I am a member of the Norfolk Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee, the People and Community Select Committee and the Community Education Steering Group.

I am the Labour Spokesperson for Adult Social Care and Social Inclusion.

Over the past four years I have learned so much about the County Council and have never been afraid to speak up for the people of Lakenham and the wider County.

Brenda Jones Lakenham Division Norwich
Elected Positions

Norfolk County Council, 2017


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