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Caroline Lucas said the removal of some subsidies for renewable energy showed that the sector could survive without government support. "I think it does show that onshore wind and solar are able to be more and more competitive, that’s wh... Continue to article
The Energy Minister has insisted the Government's deal with EDF for a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point does not amount to a subsidy. Appearing before the Environmental Audit Committee, Michael Fallon chose instead to define the... Continue to article
Caroline Lucas called on the Government to insulate homes in order to protect people from hikes in energy bills. "This whole debate about energy prices is missing the key point, which is that if we properly insulated homes, we could act... Continue to article
Ms Lucas said the idea that the lights were going to go out was "a lie" and accused Ed Davey of being "irresponsible" for ignoring the cost and dangers of nuclear energy, "I am delighted to be able to explode that lie, because a lie it is... Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 2.30pm: Work and pensions questions (topicals at 3.15pm) National Insurance Contributions Bill: First reading Main business Motion to approve a ways and means resolution relating to the Anti-social Behaviour, Crim... Continue to article
Caroline Lucas insisted the Green Party, not Labour, were the only party offering a real alternative to the politics of austerity. “On a whole range of issues, whether that is bringing rail back into public ownership, whether it’s to do ... Continue to article
I see Compass are giving Caroline Lucas a platform at the Labour conference in Brighton. Thanks guys.
Caroline Lucas argued the Green Party would do well to learn from UKIP in concentrating on communicating their core values rather than obsessing over policy detail. “I think what UKIP have very successfully done is to communicate what th... Continue to article
Hello conference: Thank you for your warm welcome. It’s great to be in Brighton and Hove, home of our Green MP, Caroline Lucas. There is only one of her – though from her media appearances, her Hansard record and her presence around her ... Continue to article
Caroline Lucas said the Green Party would be focusing on the European Parliament elections next year. "The European elections are coming up next year, [that is] the next big platform for the Greens, there was also a YouGov poll that was ... Continue to article
Natalie Bennett said none of the three main political parties were taking environmental issues seriously enough. "I think we've seen a great deal of greenwash, and we're seeing a great deal of words being said about dealing with poverty.... Continue to article
Both Labour and the Conservatives have claimed that their respective stances on military action against Syria helped bring about the diplomatic process currently taking place. With a Russian-brokered initiative that would see Assad hand... Continue to article
Green Party MP and Leader Caroline Lucas has announced that she will not seek re-election as the party's leader when her second term expires in September.
In a statement on the Greens' website, Ms Lucas said: "We're lucky to have a wealth of capability and experience in our Party. Now feels like the right time to step aside, to allow more of that ability to come forward and help the party to grow."
Green MP Caroline Lucas is to demand that drug use is decriminalised in Brighton and treatment emphasised above punishment. Ms Lucas plans to use Communities Secretary Eric Pickles' localism agenda to call for the change in local laws.
Leftwing Labour campaigner Tony Benn has launched a "coalition of resistance" in opposition to the coalition government's program of cuts. The coalition includes Caroline Lucas MP, John McDonnell MP, Jeremy Corbyn MP and Bob Crow from the RMT.
Green Party leader Caroline Lucas has tabled two Early Day Motions urging the Government to overhaul its "ineffective and incoherent" policy on alcohol. The motions ask the Chancellor to consider minimum pricing on ultra-cheap alcohol and end the tax loophole that lets white cider sell for less than bottled water.
Ms Lucas believes preventing supermarkets from heavily discounting drink would also have a knock-on effect helping the UK's struggling local pubs.
Conservative party chairman Baroness Warsi has warned that AV gives more power to extremists. In an opinion piece for The Sun, she said that AV would mean mainstream candidates "pandering to extremist voters".
The news follows yesterday's "Yes" vote event in which Ed Miliband joined former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy and other senior MPs yesterday in a call for Britain to vote in favour of the Alternative Vote. Green Party leader Caroline Lucas also spoke at the cross-party event, but Nick Clegg was notably absent after Mr Miliband refused to share a platform with him.
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