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Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, former leader and co-leader of @TheGreenParty, Mum

6,112 Following   466,956 Followers   25,117 Tweets

Joined Twitter 10/8/09


The Government's strategy for Channel crossings has failed. Refugees are often fleeing war, torture & death - that’… https://t.co/1kSXBNth9uThe rhetoric around people making desperate journeys right now is dehumanising + dangerous. As @minnierahman says… https://t.co/9nFD4EN1zM
Retweeted by Caroline LucasSorry about the paywall but actually the headline says it all The complete madness of building more nuclear - whe… https://t.co/fT25e57T33😤Govt are not enforcing mask wearing on trains or social distancing in pubs and restaurants 😬So people don’t feel… https://t.co/rvd5dJ6kkZ
Retweeted by Caroline LucasLabour consulted its members about policy in recent months. Among all issues relating to either justice, home affa… https://t.co/zWYeVzQw4r
Retweeted by Caroline LucasIf you’re feeling confused about what’s going on with COVID-19, here’s a short, useful thread from some independent… https://t.co/3rwcsgtv9s
Retweeted by Caroline LucasAs the heatwave continues a reminder of the advice: 🥤stay hydrated 🍦treat yourself to an ice cream 👕loose fittin… https://t.co/8NWdX0YtSQ
Retweeted by Caroline LucasSolidarity with @RCNBrightonHove & all #NHS staff making case for fair pay today It’s time Government turned warm… https://t.co/qudxZe0NVQ⚠️If you litter the beach you should expect to be fined it’s anti-social & ruins the seafront 🦀Never mind what it… https://t.co/hfgR8nGtfI
Retweeted by Caroline LucasWe want visitors to enjoy our amazing city, but we also want them to be safe - if you come, have a brilliant time -… https://t.co/OGG6kCmyU3
8/8
2020
The Government's new planning rules will line the pockets of the Tories' developer chums, but won't provide more so… https://t.co/o95Ngoci2D
8/7
2020
This is just the tip of the iceberg. Huge sums of public money have been handed over, without a tendering process,… https://t.co/1TKdr6H9JhThe very least we can do is honour memories of survivors of #Hiroshima & #Nagasaki I’m staggered & angry that the… https://t.co/vJ4R7XgMdUThe UK should mark the 75th anniversary of the bombing of #Hiroshima with a pledge to sign the Treaty on the Prohib… https://t.co/Ai7wY2Rx9Y#Covid PPE contracts are a scandal -UK has spent much more on PPE than any other EU country -73% of contracts appr… https://t.co/8Bds1MZokA.@Neal_Compass is right that we can't simply look to Westminster politics to deliver post-#COVID19 national renewal… https://t.co/KHutjYY9wq
Retweeted by Caroline LucasPowerful evidence here of ever more deforestation increasing the risk from pandemics It’s more urgent than ever t… https://t.co/3uC2FlNCgA#OnThisDay at 08:15 in 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Today we remember the lives lost and vow to d… https://t.co/kSenTt8lA0This bonfire of planning laws is blatant Govt power grab, leaving local communities with no say It's a green light… https://t.co/z6GcpcIjTv75 years after #Hiroshima, we must never forget & pledge never again to inflict such mass destruction That should… https://t.co/ZEazNHYfBZ
8/6
2020
The @APPGCoronavirus heard evidence this morning from @CovidJusticeUK and it’s clear that we need an urgent inquiry… https://t.co/rAMQ4biH61Brilliant from @HughEllisTCPA on new planning rules: “We need a system which is smart, locally sensitive but also… https://t.co/MMcWfGFYNVThe Government's proposed changes to planning laws are a threat to precious green space & local democratic control… https://t.co/S7wdZmkY95Despite being written to 3 times, PM & Matt Hancock apparently “didn’t have time” to meet Bereaved Families for Ju… https://t.co/Hdy3u6JeC1Hannah Brady of @CovidJusticeUk: "We need covid specific bereavement services set up urgently. People are dealing… https://t.co/fHdU4ey6NJ
Retweeted by Caroline LucasTruly shocking insights into devastating impacts of Long Covid - previously fit people now using wheelchairs, peopl… https://t.co/un3TmCko7CThe livestream of @AppgCoronavirus just about to start This week we’ll be hearing from sufferers of Long Covid as… https://t.co/PJ3lEriaEJNo-fault suspension would indicate Tory party is treating these allegations with the seriousness they deserve. R… https://t.co/AKdvdaI12RCovid has underscored how important green space is to people's health & wellbeing So it's good to see plans for ne… https://t.co/DsSVCTspKW
8/5
2020
Solidarity and love to the people of Beirut. We can only imagine having to deal with a disaster like this https://t.co/mULd5u6QC3
Retweeted by Caroline LucasEssential reading from @ZeroWasteScot on how to build back better after Covid & create a well-being economy -don’t… https://t.co/RizzGLQ6eVStill another few hours remaining to read for free this brilliant piece from @JosephEStiglitz https://t.co/MNIU4Buo4kI'm hiring! Looking for an admin manager to join my small, brilliant and v dedicated team, managing policy corresp… https://t.co/2QpvqoiTgXGood to see so many MPs at today’s meeting of All Party Parliamentary Group for #ExcludedUK Some terrible stories… https://t.co/81SKx70Ngw4 weeks to go until schools open in England & Wales, & our *world beating* test & trace system is finding only 50%… https://t.co/GWywOoyBOk
8/4
2020
Divvying up England into "protect, renew & grow" would be a disastrous over-simplification of the planning system.… https://t.co/ZWPMPLb3Jr
Retweeted by Caroline LucasWhile we all weather the same #Covid storm, we are not all in the same boat Powerful animation from… https://t.co/wlLzyjAnQUEnding the furlough scheme will take the country over a cliff edge. We must do #WhateverItTakes. 🟢Universal basi… https://t.co/CTj9GXhe5b
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8/3
2020
https://t.co/oZTGATCxrn“If we want healthier diets, we need not lectures on healthy eating but a serious attack on poverty” Powerful from… https://t.co/D06LQaUWh0Yet more evidence that (a) UK’s nuclear weapons programme, far from being “independent”, is utterly dependent on U… https://t.co/ByDuoFr2cW @sonicsessame I’ve already raised it directly with PM - it would be great if you could ask your MP to do the sameAs soon as I heard about difficulties in accessing test kits in #Brighton I raised it as matter of extreme urgency… https://t.co/svzQ3HI7qgHow can they possibly get away with this? More lives will be lost & families destroyed How dare Matt Hancock say… https://t.co/F9zI7yJgWkWhy @sianberry and I believe we must seize the moment & create a mass membership movement with @TheGreenParty as it… https://t.co/zx4N9xRMHA
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8/2
2020
And one of my fave pictures from a recent #Brighton #Pride 🌈🌈🌈 Wishing everyone a safe & happy @PrideBrighton 💚💚💚… https://t.co/23nUgxtEII🏳️‍🌈 Sending love to everyone for #Brighton #Pride today! #COVID19 means we can’t celebrate in the usual way but w… https://t.co/kU9Dt0HxfKWe’re proud to be supporting @PrideBrighton by celebrating at home this year 💚 Brighton and Hove Green Party and… https://t.co/SckppcLFF6
Retweeted by Caroline LucasPLEASE help us raise funds for @BH_RainbowFund to support local LGBTQ+ and community groups. More details at… https://t.co/4XCkGvKXxz
Retweeted by Caroline LucasStreaming LIVE from 5pm Saturday. This show features @nilerodgers @JessGlynne @yearsandyears @theebillyporterhttps://t.co/SSj36ndRX7
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8/1
2020
Shockingly few care homes in #Brighton #Hove are getting test kits they need to regularly test staff & residents, a… https://t.co/sZJI28EsTTIt's a very different #BrightonPride this year because of Covid, with no official events in the city But what a f… https://t.co/fEbiYtvhDJEnglish schools' history curriculum should cover lives of people who helped make us the country we are today That… https://t.co/joasLuHwRSAs job retention scheme starts wind-down tomorrow, I'm urging Govt to abandon one-size-fits-all approach, including… https://t.co/w8eXTZeL0S#EidMubarak! Wishing all those who are celebrating a happy, safe and peaceful #EidAlAdha My thoughts with all thos… https://t.co/z6SULbJE1X
7/31
2020
Giving people seeking asylum the right to work is common sense. The new #LiftTheBan coalition report shows how clea… https://t.co/AlJX5ZkQHI
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas @BBCNormanS You’ll be much missed - but have very definitely earned the right to spend more time with the dog. All the very bestThere are clear moral, scientific and financial arguments for fossil fuel divestment It's time to stop propping up… https://t.co/jzu2QMRQDcHugely inspiring evidence session in @ResetUKlife Inquiry on how to #BuildBackBetter, measure what really matters… https://t.co/XWOLwdtegsGDP has devalued the care economy and wrongly valued many harmful activities Global responsibility means targets… https://t.co/rayJVn4k0i
Retweeted by Caroline LucasMany countries with high levels of social wellbeing have lower GDP per capita than the UK. Empirical evidence shows… https://t.co/MDjzhrjpPL
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas“Once we change the purpose of our institutions, a lot more can follow” @kateraworth on relationship between local… https://t.co/rTyuNAzfhl
Retweeted by Caroline LucasNow @KateRaworth "Economists will be practised first and theorised later" - This is our 21st century selfie - If S… https://t.co/KaA2qrARbx
Retweeted by Caroline LucasReplace GDP by a 'goldilocks' dashboard of indicators – not too many, not too few eg good jobs, inequality, carbon… https://t.co/5miziSHn2Y
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas"Much more work needs to be done on ‘super policies’ – simultaneous create good jobs, move to zero carbon, reduce i… https://t.co/dOXWInfLfr
Retweeted by Caroline LucasCountries such as New Zealand, which have had better outcomes on #covid, have given higher priority to prevention,… https://t.co/9ph0Uazl5S
Retweeted by Caroline LucasAnd it will all be recorded so look forward to sharing soon - huge thanks to such brilliant witnesses… https://t.co/S7Rh3oUl3MThe worst excess mortality rates in Europe, the most widespread & longest-lasting These @ONS figures don't lie. Th… https://t.co/VYrBALjueh#Brighton's more than 13,000 small businesses are the lifeblood of its economy & community, so I'm delighted to be… https://t.co/Ks6dqdttS1No answer this PM gives can be believed as he makes up facts as he goes along Not only is his Govt failing to tack… https://t.co/lGIjK6Wntj
7/30
2020
Impressive, wide-reaching solutions in Part 1 of @HenryDimbleby’s @food_strategy to tackle food insecurity post Cov… https://t.co/cmpdrhPaM6👏to this ... The dance music sector is a vital part of our culture. It’s damaging & unfair that, because it’s not… https://t.co/rjgfZTdoS4Pleased to have joined over 100 parents from all walks of life to call on @BorisJohnson to secure a #GreenRecoveryhttps://t.co/J2CE0BnB5pThanks to all the witnesses at fascinating first evidence session of @AppgCoronavirus Inquiry. It’s already clear… https://t.co/tYWkcTCrUyLIVE NOW: Oral Evidence Session - All-Party Group on Coronavirus https://t.co/wayjanE4Ev
Retweeted by Caroline LucasVery pleased to sign this open letter to the Pensions Minister in support of fossil fuel divestment It makes no s… https://t.co/G2ojs9ZSMbTotally agree we must assess the impact of all proposed trade agreements on environment, animal welfare & food safe… https://t.co/MhjvVuhHD6Vital message in @nationalfoodstrategy: addressing our dietary ill-health is vital to withstanding future Covid sho… https://t.co/zQGJS5W7fq“Our care homes were thrown to the wolves" That sums up Govt's recklessness over care homes in early days of Covid… https://t.co/snUfBslHKs
7/29
2020
@doris_from Spotted a typing error so had to re-post, unfortunately just after the deadlineFrom 9am today I won’t be posting on Twitter for 48 hours in solidarity with all those facing hate on social media.… https://t.co/D7TGYd185b
7/27
2020
Knowing how amazing all 3 of these writers are, I can promise you this is going to be wonderful 💚🦋🌿🦡🐝 https://t.co/hLnqqdDVRwThanks for sharing this @anabl18 - really powerful 👇 https://t.co/38jUZeF0GqAs our @CommonsEAC Inquiry found last year, fast fashion emits more carbon than international flights & shipping co… https://t.co/E0ZbhLfW7NPoll for our ⁦@ResetUKLife⁩ project shows overwhelming majority, including Conservative voters, don’t want to see c… https://t.co/BDGajww4ko
7/25
2020
A new @DeSmogUK analysis shows just how contrary governments' plans to bail out the aviation industry are to their… https://t.co/SMZyOjS8QeOlder people were “catastrophically let down” & many died before their time, according to damning submission from ⁦… https://t.co/2YxgN68zRV😷😷😷 #FaceCoverings are now mandatory in all shops, supermarkets, indoor shopping centres and transport hubs, as we… https://t.co/YFQvNlDmzR
Retweeted by Caroline LucasShopworkers are among our essential workers. So please respect & protect them by wearing a face covering in shops… https://t.co/u0IgbJXCqUA few weeks ago, we were applauding care workers like Anugwom Goodluck. Now he faces deportation So much for Priti… https://t.co/Yshl3u0ZJe
7/24
2020
Brilliant from @HughEllisTCPA: "The vision set out by Government in expansion of permitted development is ... of ch… https://t.co/T92FEYDdna“The 2 key questions of our time are whether more human, collectivist way of thinking can finally be pushed to fore… https://t.co/XkC0DuiEUhAnd they released it just as Parliament went into recess 🧐 https://t.co/ovHTE1Q64m
Retweeted by Caroline LucasGovernment has announced new rules on evictions ahead of lifting the eviction ban on Aug 24. But they won’t protec… https://t.co/ax8xhe9a9v
Retweeted by Caroline LucasTonight @Phelimmac becomes Leader of @BrightonHoveCC 💚 "I want to start by remembering the 159 people who have die… https://t.co/33AiMRx6Vk
Retweeted by Caroline LucasCongrats to my Green colleagues now forming a minority administration in #Brighton #Hove. Huge challenges ahead, b… https://t.co/Ec3meN67K3As the MP for the wonderful constituency of #BrightonPavilion, please do go visit the actual #Brighton Pavilion - i… https://t.co/mp9YW5DyanTHANK YOU to the 30,000 of you who joined forces with over 40 celebs to tell @pritipatel that UK law must protect A… https://t.co/foBnWy12ll
Retweeted by Caroline LucasBoris Johnson claims the NHS is off the table in trade deals, but there's no protection for it in the Trade Bill wh… https://t.co/uYH6ws4cJfWhen the PM's promises are meaningless, parliamentary scrutiny is more important than ever So deeply worrying that… https://t.co/BpgRONciPJ
7/23
2020

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