Merron stands up to be counted

Board of Deputies chief executive-designate Gillian Merron has more than one string to her bow. The Liberal Judaism board member and former Labour government minister has been taking a drama course whose requirements included delivering a stand-up session in a pub. When Board meetings descend into deathly dullness, you know who to call on to lighten them.

    Last updated: 12:34pm, May 19 2014