Julie Ward MEP
Julie Ward is a Labour MEP for the North West of England. She is also a writer, theatre-maker and cultural activist who began her working life on the factory floor before becoming a community arts worker. She is a member of the European Parliament’s committees on Culture and Education, Women's Rights and Gender Equality and Regional Development.
Julie is also a children's rights champion; she co-founded the cross-party Intergroup on Children's Rights and sat on the Labour Party’s Children and Education Policy Commission.
She is a board member of the European Internet Forum, and a founding member of the European Caucus of Women in Parliament.