Hibbert, Kris

24th July 2019 was granted the Freedom of the London Borough of Lewisham, presented at the Civic Suite 1 November 2019

Kris served as a local councillor from 1982–1990. She was a pioneer and helped to set up the Women’s Committee, the first local government committee on women’s issues in the country. She also served on many of the Council’s other committees including police, leisure, employment and industry.

Kris also led the fundraising work for the Lavender Trust charity. Her commitment saw Lewisham raise £225,000 to support younger women with breast cancer. Kris has also been a Lewisham school governor for 29 years and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Lewisham School Governors’ Association.

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