Shirley Williams at Magee

British politician Shirley Williams will be in Derry later this month to take part in the latest in a series of high profile talks hosted by the University of Ulster.

The ‘Life Stories’ event will be chaired by Professor Paul Moore, Head of UU’s School of Creative Arts in Derry.

Shirley Williams entered Parliament in 1964 as a member of the Labour Party and, in 1967, became Minister of State at the Department of Education.One of the original ‘gang of four’ who founded the Social Democratic Party in 1981, she was its first elected MP. She became Baroness Williams in 1993.

The event, which is free, will take place in the Great Hall of the Magee Campus on Thursday, April 26 at 8 p.m.