- Dee Doocey
The Baroness Doocey OBE Member of the London Assembly
for the Liberal Democrats (London-wide)
Incumbent Assumed office
10 June 2004
Personal details Born 2 May 1948
Nationality British Political party Liberal Democrats Spouse(s) Jim Doocey Children Mark Doocey
Elizabeth Deirdre Doocey, Baroness Doocey OBE (born 2 May 1948) is a British Liberal Democrat politician and businesswoman, and a former Chair of the London Assembly. She was born Elizabeth Deirdre O'Keefe in Drumcondra, Dublin. She married Jim Doocey and they have one son, Mark.
During the late 1970s and early 1980s Doocey was the Director of Finance and Administration at Liberal Party headquarters. She served as a councillor in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames from 1986 to 1994. She contested the South West London constituency in the 2004 London Assembly elections, but lost to the Conservative incumbent, Tony Arbour, by 4,067 votes. However, as the fifth person on the Lib Dem's party list, she was elected as a London-wide member of the Assembly. She ran a management consulting business, DD Enterprises Management Consultancy.
Doocey was the chair of the London Assembly's Economic Development, Culture, Sport & Tourism Committee in 2009–2010, which oversees the preparations for the Olympic Games. She is also a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority, which oversees the Metropolitan Police.
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- Dee Doocey biography from the London Assembly
- Dee Doocey profile at the site of London Liberal Democrats
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