Caroline Voaden – Lib Dem candidate for
Totnes Constituency

Former MEP and leader of the Lib Dems in the European Parliament

Caroline was elected MEP for SW England & Gibraltar in May 2019. She served as an MEP until Brexit in January 2020, and was elected leader of the Lib Dem delegation. She was the party’s last leader in the European Parliament – for now.


Chief Executive of Devon charity supporting survivors of sexual violence

Caroline is currently the chief executive of Devon’s main support organisation for survivors of sexual abuse and sexual violence – Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Services. She was previously Chair of the national charity Widowed and Young, which supports young widowed men and women.

Journalist, writer and business woman

Caroline trained with Reuters news agency and worked for 10 years as a correspondent and editor in London and in several bureaux across Europe. She was Zagreb Bureau Chief for two years from 1997-1999. She is a published author and for several years ran her own business on Totnes High Street.