Chair: Justin Madders MP


Justin Madders has been the Labour MP for Ellesmere Port & Neston since May 2015.  

Justin grew up in the constituency and became the first person in his family to go to University, when he graduated with a Degree in Law from the University of Sheffield. He qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and at the same time became a Councillor.

Before being elected, Justin worked in employment law, defending the rights of working people to be treated fairly and with dignity at work.

Justin is the Shadow Minister for Health.


Co-Chair: Baroness Tyler of Enfield


Claire Tyler is a Liberal Democrat life peer in the House of Lords where she sits as Baroness Tyler of Enfield.

After graduating in law and politics from Southampton University, Claire joined the Greater London Council/Inner London Education Authority in 1978.  In 1988 Claire joined the Civil Service where she worked until 2007 including four years as the Head of the Government’s Social Exclusion Unit. From 2007 to 2012 Claire was the Chief Executive of the charity, Relate. 

Claire took up post as Chair of CAFCASS (Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service) in February 2012.  She also became President of the National Children’s Bureau and Vice President of Relate in 2012.

In 2015 Claire was made Liberal Democrat Mental Health Spokesperson and in addition to her frontbench role, she is Chair of the Lords Select Committee on Financial Exclusion.  Claire is Co- Chair of the APPG on Social Mobility and Co- Chair of the APPG on Wellbeing Economics.  Outside of Parliament Claire is Chair of the Make Every Adult Matter Coalition of Charities helping adults with multiple needs.



Name    Role    Party
Baroness Morris of Yardley    Vice Chair    Labour
Lucy Allan MP    Vice Chair    Conservative
Stephen Timms MP    Vice Chair    Labour
Siobhain McDonagh MP    Vice Chair    Labour
Lucy Powell MP    Vice Chair    Labour