Margaret was a Senior Lecturer and Head of Department at Bournville College until retiring when she became an Educational Consultant. She is currently employed by the Open College as an external moderator for the Access to Higher Education Programme. She is lead moderator for Education and Social Sciences including Psychology, Sociology and Social Work.
Margaret has been a Justice of the Peace since 1982 and was last Chair of the Bench at Sutton Coldfield to complete her full term of office before the Court closed and the justice area was moved to Birmingham. She was also Chair of the Sutton Coldfield Family Panel. She continues to undertake her magisterial role as a Chairman at Victoria Law Courts. She sits at the Crown Court on appeals.
Margaret is a Guardian of the Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House and is Chair of the Banners Gate Community Association.