Jackie Lawrence (politician) - Early Life

Early Life

Lawrence studied at Upperthorpe College in Darlington, and the Open University. She moved to Pembrokeshire in the 1970s and learnt Welsh in order to support her children through Welsh medium education.

Lawrence worked for the Trustee Savings Bank and became a member of Dyfed County Council Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority and Pembrokeshire Police authority. She then became election agent for neighbouring MP Nick Ainger in the 1992 General Election and leader of the Labour Group on Pembrokeshire County Council on its formation as a Unitary Authority before being adopted as Parliamentary candidate for the Preseli Pembrokeshire constituency.

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