Tag Archives: Caroline Lucas

Opinion: In praise of Caroline Lucas

TweetLewis Coyne is a member of SERA: Labour’s Environment Campaign. He writes here in a personal capacity. On Tuesday the Green MP Caroline Lucas was released on bail following her arrest in the West Sussex village of Balcombe. Lucas had taken part in Monday’s protest against the exploratory drilling undertaken by fracking company Cuadrilla, who […]

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Comment: Greens solidify their reputation as the only real alternative to Labour

At the weekend, the Green Party took a formal step forward to solidify that position, as their spring conference in Nottingham voted with a majority of 71% to amend its constitution to commit to social justice and the “transformation of society for the benefit of the many not the few”. Their constitutional amendment should help strengthen their position as the only significant party to the left of Labour.

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Comment: Mean, miserable legislation from a mean, miserable government

TweetBy Caroline Lucas MP (Green Party, Brighton Pavilion) MPs are today debating a grossly unfair piece of legislation that proposes to sever the long-standing link between welfare support and inflation. If it makes it onto the statute books, the Welfare Benefit Uprating Bill will, without question hit the poorest in our society the hardest, including […]

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The New Home Front explained, by Caroline Lucas MP

Caroline Lucas describes the work that the members of the New Home Front have been working on and solutions to the current political and social problems.

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LFF’s most influential left-wing thinker of the year 2010/11 is Owen Jones

Readers of Left Foot Forward have voted Owen Jones, author of “Chavs: the Demonisation of the Working Class”, as the most influential left-wing thinker of the year.

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Nominations are now open for most influential left-wing thinker in 2010/11

Nominations are now open for the most influential left-wing thinker in 2010/11 – please send in yours

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Compass book puts to Labour-Green co-operation

Labour and the Greens have much to learn from each other- if they can find a way to co-operate

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Ministers say judge elected police commissioners on Boris: Well, Boris has failed

Ministers claim that Boris Johnson’s mayoralty has been an effective trial for elected police commissioners. If so they have been shown to fail in the light of further hackergate revelations and the plans should be ditched.

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Coalition subsidy for nuclear could spark major political fallout

Leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas MP, writes about the Liberal Democrat u-turn on nuclear energy, and the need for a low-carbon future.

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Lucas: Drug addiction should be a health issue not a criminal one

Green Party leader Caroline Lucas sets out her calls for a new approach to dealing with drugs, and says drug addiction should be a health issue not a criminal one.

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