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Kath Pinnock

Kathryn Mary Pinnock, Baroness Pinnock is a British Liberal Democrats politician. Since 1987, she has been a local councillor, representing Cleckheaton on the Kirklees Council.[1][2] She was leader of the Lib Dem group on the council between 1991 and 2014. She was the first female leader of the council from 2000 to 2006.[1] In August 2014, it was announced that she is to be made a life peer.[3] She was created a life peer on 23 September 2014 taking the title Baroness Pinnock, of Cleckheaton in the County of West Yorkshire.[4]


  1. ^ a b Douglas, Joanne (29 May 2014). "New Kirklees Lib Dem leader Nicola Turner on her "tough act to follow" after Kath Pinnock steps down". The Huddersfield Daily Examiner. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kath Pinnock gets House of Lords seat". Batley and Birstall News. 8 August 2014. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Karren Brady and Sir Stuart Rose among new life peers". BBC News. BBC. 8 August 2014. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 61001. p. 18838. 29 September 2014.