I launched Women for Europe and often went to Westminster with campaigning material and our banner en-route to Brussels.
Like me, my children have benefitted from the opportunity to spread their wings and grow and I want other young people to have that chance too.
I voted to remain in 1975. Later, as a mature student, I studied European politics and economic history, visiting various European countries and EU institutions, seeing cooperation in action.
Carol is now a hard-working town councillor for Christchurch.
I've always been a lover of Europe. I was a headteacher who made her school a specialist language college.