Baroness Margaret Eaton of Cottingley

Margaret Eaton was appointed to the House of Lords in 2010. She is a former teacher with a long history of involvement in local government. Eaton is currently chair of the Local Government Association, the body created to represent local government interests at a national level. She is also a local councillor, and has served on Bradford Metropolitan Borough Council for twenty-five years, leading the Conservative Group since 1995, and the Council between 2000 and 2006.