Caroline Voaden is the CEO of Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Services, and the former leader of the Liberal Democrat delegation to the European Parliament.
She was elected as an MEP for SW England and Gibraltar in 2019, representing a huge region that stretches from Cheltenham to Penzance, the Scilly Isles to Swindon. She led the Lib Dem group up to the end of its mandate.
Since 2020 she has led one of the largest support services for survivors of sexual violence in the South West and is a fervent campaigner for longer-term funding and prevention work.
With a background in communications, she is an engaging leader, a confident public speaker and has appeared on numerous national radio and TV programmes where she believes we need to hear more liberal voices.
Interview about Violence against Women, Politics South West, October 10th 2021 https://youtu.be/qsqOYuwxixg
Speaking to a rally at Reclaim the Night march in Exeter, November 26th 2021. https://youtu.be/wt8IYYCLIhg
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