British politician, Muriel Turner, Baroness Turner of Camden, Died at 90

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Muriel Winifred Turner, Baroness Turner of Camden (née Price) was born on 18 September 1927 and died on 26 February 2018

She was a British Labour politician.

Turner was a member of British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom.

Ending in 1987, she was the Assistant General Secretary of ASTMS (later Manufacturing, Science and Finance, Amicus and now Unite the Union).

She has created a Life Peer on 29 May 1985 taking the title Baroness Turner of Camden, of Camden in Greater London, and was Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords until 2008 and until October 1996 Front Bench Spokesperson on Employment for the Labour Opposition.

Turner’s seat in the House of parliament was terminated on 13 June 2017 as Turner didn’t attend a sitting of the House during a session lasting six months or longer.

Turner was also Vice-President of Humanists UK and an Honorary Associate of the National Secular Society.

On 15 September 2010, 54 other public figures and herself signed an open letter that was published in The Guardian, stating their opposition to Pope Benedict XVI’s state visit to the UK.

Turner passed away at 90 years old.

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