Friday, February 25, 2005


Yet another speech - three in one day on totally different subjects is quite a challenge! This was to the Winchester branch of Soroptomists and I had been asked to speak on the subject of stem cell research. All very well but I had also been asked to speak on the subject for approximately 45 minutes. Although a scientist by training I felt it was challenging to come up with 45 minutes of material that was accessible to a broad spectrum audience so devoted some of the time to talking about other issues that the group had been involved with and how - as a parliamentarian - I had been involved in the same issue.