Meg Munn

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Meg Munn "was elected Chair of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy in October 2008. She is also Chair of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), Chair of the Methodist APPG and Vice-Chair of the Mexican APPG.

"From 2007-08 she was Minister in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). She had responsibility for South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbean and Central America and the British Overseas Territories.

"During 2005-07 Meg was Minister for Women and Equality. She introduced Civil Partnerships in the UK in December 2005, was responsible for the Equality Act 2006 and involved in the Work and Families Act 2006. She established the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

"Meg was first elected to Parliament in 2001 for the constituency of Sheffield Heeley. As a backbencher Meg served on the Education and Skills Select Committee 2001-2003, and the Procedure Select Committee 2001-02. She was closely involved with the Adoption and Children Act 2002; changing national regulations to allow Local Authorities to register body piercing studios; supporting small business, including co-operative and mutual enterprises; encouraging women to go into business; and House of Lord's reform. " [1]

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  1. Meg Munn, Westminster Foundation for Democracy, accessed July 19, 2010.
  2. Global Partners and Associates Associates, organizational web page, accessed October 6, 2012.
  3. Council, Henry Jackson Society, accessed June 4, 2015.
  4. Political Security Centre Advisors, organizational web page, accessed January 31, 2016.