Councillor Maureen Lea -2009

Councillor Maureen Lea – Salford & Eccles

Maureen was the councillor for the Pendlebury ward in Salford has just died at the age of 71. She was first elected in 1980 and was chair of education in the 1990’s. Criticised by her opponents for overspending on education she was vindicated when Salford was receiving awards for some of the best nursery provision in the country.