Sue Slipman

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Sue Slipman, OBE is the Director of the Foundation Trust Network. [1]


From a 1994 article: "Slipman is a former Communist who defected to help to found the SDP in 1981, and an unmarried mother who has run the small but increasingly respected National Council for One Parent Families for the past decade.... When the SDP and the Liberals merged in 1990 to form the Liberal Democrats she was one of the few to stick by her friend David Owen and what he called the 'continuing' SDP. In 1992 she became a director of the Social Market Foundation, set up by the multimillionaire David Sainsbury to provide a private think-tank for the Owenites. Recently she resigned from that too, because she found its agenda 'too Conservative'..." [2]

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  1. Who, Foundation Trust Network, accessed September 18, 2011.
  2. Profile: Single mum with attitude: Sue Slipman, one-parent campaigning dynamo,, accessed September 18, 2011.