Our vice presidents are high profile supporters of the charity,
involving themselves in activities from campaigning and Parkinson's
research to fundraising and publicity.
Jeremy Browne MP
Jeremy was appointed as a vice president in 2007. In 2008 he
joined the All Party Parliamentary Group for
Parkinson's, where he holds the position of treasurer.
He is the president of our Taunton and
Mid Somerset Branch and is very active in his local
Jeremy, Liberal Democrat MP for Taunton, has been active on the
campaigning front, raising issues such as nursing with the
Jeremy's father has Parkinson's.
Lord Walton of Detchant TD
Lord Walton was appointed as a vice president in
2007. His interest in neurology, in particular muscular dystrophy,
led to his involvement with us.
He is President of Neurology and Dean of Medicine at Newcastle
University and Life President of the Muscular Dystrophy Group of
Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Lord Walton was given a life peerage in 1989 and is a crossbench
He's written several publications including 'Essentials of
Neurology' and 'Brain's Disease of the Nervous System'. He joined
the All Party Parliamentary Group for
Parkinson's in 2008.
Image right: Lord Walton at an All Party Parliamentary Group
for Parkinson's research dinner
Dr Thomas Stuttaford MB
Dr Thomas Stuttaford was appointed as a Vice President in May
2008. Thomas has been a medical columnist for The Times for over 25
years and an author of many health books.
In 2008 he included in his medical column articles on the
symptoms of sleep in Parkinson's and diagnosis and treatment of
Geraldine Peacock CBE
Our vice presidents are high profile supporters of the charity, involving themselves in activities from campaigning and research to fundraising and publicity.
Geraldine was appointed as a vice president in 2007 and has
She has much experience in the voluntary sector holding
positions as chief executive of the National Autistic Society and
chief executive of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.
Geraldine later went on to become a charity commissioner and in
July 2004 was appointed to chair of the Charity Commission.
Since then, she has retired and has been involved in many of our
Lord Harrison was appointed as a vice president in 2007 and is
in his first term of office. He is president of our Chester Branch and is very active in his local
Lord Harrison served as Secretary to the European Parliamentary
Labour Party until 1994.
He joined the All Party Parliamentary
Group for Parkinson's in 2008.
Lady Gillian Howard de Walden
Lady Gillian, whose brother had Parkinson's, was appointed as a
Vice President in 2001 and is in her second term of office.
Gillian is a trustee of the Royal College of Nursing and President
of our Newbury Branch.
She has been an active supporter of Parkinson's UK for many
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