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Lynne Choona Featherstone (born Lynne Choona Ryness, 20 December 1951), is a British Liberal Democrat politician, and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hornsey and Wood Green.

Under the Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition in 2010 she was appointed as a junior Home Office minister with responsibility for equality. Previously she was Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Youth and Equality issues, and chair of the Liberal Democrats technology board.

Featherstone was born and brought up in North London to a British Jewish family, and educated at the Highgate Primary School, the independent South Hampstead High School (then a direct grant grammar school) on Maresfield Gardens and gained a Diploma in Communication and Design at Oxford Polytechnic. She has lived in the Hornsey and Wood Green constituency for over thirty years. Her family's wealth is generated from a family business started by her parents - the Ryness chain of hardware and electrical shops in London. She lives in Highgate on the western side of the constituency.

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