A message from the Chair of CDMT, Baroness Wilcox of Newport

This message celebrates CDMT’s recent Careers Conference and Showcase Performance in London on 12 February 2023 and is available here!

In Autumn 2022 Baroness Wilcox of Newport was confirmed as CDMT’s Chair of the Board.

CDMT has liaised continuously with Lady Wilcox since November 2020, when she took part in a House of Lords panel for our members during the Covid-19 pandemic, and subsequently through the work of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Performing Arts Education and Training. In June 2022, she also delivered the opening speech at our House of Commons event.

Baroness Wilcox of Newport, is a Life peer and:

  • Shadow spokesperson for Education
  • Shadow spokesperson for Work and Pensions
  • Past Shadow Spokesperson for Equalities and Women’s Issues
  • Commissioner on the Lifelong Learning Education Commission
  • Member of the APPG for Performing Arts Education and Training
  • Graduate of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
  • Past Secondary School Teacher and External Examiner (AQA) for Drama.