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Catherine ASHTON High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President, European Commission, Brussels


1977 B.Sc. in Sociology, Bedford College, London
1999 Labour Life Peer
2001-2004 Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Education and Skills, London
2002-2004 Responsible for Sure Start Initiative, Department of Education and Skills
2004-2007 Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs
2007-2009 Leader of the House of Lords