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

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Joined Twitter 10/8/09


Great to see @theCCCuk outline major changes in land use, food & farming for net zero target But action must be f… https://t.co/dTbOElXFYu
1/23
2020
The Govt rejects a Lords amendment for a scheme to give EU citizens a physical document proving their right to stay… https://t.co/atbHghCKrPThanks to the Holocaust Educational Trust for all you do to make sure we never forget. Today and every day it’s vit… https://t.co/X88824VPq7Iran is not safe if you are gay & UK should not be deporting anyone at risk of detention or torture back there. P… https://t.co/fCuljKbEKZWhy am I not surprised? The Government overturns a Lords amendment which would have required the UK to continue wo… https://t.co/HaPhgmemfETrophy hunting is cruel, archaic and immoral - pleased to join @CBTHunting & @RosCoward & Eduardo Goncalves in camp… https://t.co/L6kmV6aAjEThe right to peaceful protest is a cornerstone of our just society, says @UKHomeOffice minister So why was… https://t.co/kgUhtyYAgCThe Erasmus programme has given millions of people the chance to live & study abroad but Boris Johnson is pulling u… https://t.co/DpNTIddvI6Solidarity with @PCS_union members in Ealing who are on strike to save their workplace https://t.co/J3Sb3WcsZnAchieving our climate targets means rapidly decarbonising transport and protecting habitats like woodlands. HS2 doe… https://t.co/LJCJbTD8hd
1/22
2020
Memo to @CocaCola: You cannot be "part of the solution" on plastic pollution if you won’t ditch single-use plastic… https://t.co/wPRps9NLquNo need for alarm about “prophets of doom” It’s the profits of doom from fossil fuel companies which are driving… https://t.co/08oC7HvkgHNow I've got the right day ... Very good to see the Lords insist the Govt must work with the EU to maintain the ri… https://t.co/DzVUUtorBOSorry, my bad! That’s what happens when you tweet at the end of a long day... But very much hope my crystal ball m… https://t.co/XeJNlYALln
1/21
2020
Good - ministers deserved to be defeated in the Lords on terrible decision to remove clause from Withdrawal Bill wh… https://t.co/Fe20PXLZcFUK finance for overseas coal has been elephant in the room of climate targets so it’s right that aid & export credi… https://t.co/RD2mgOrfTJNo more waste 🙅‍♂️ No more destruction 🙅‍♀️ It's time to put HS2 out of its misery! https://t.co/ZbsEDKGv7g
Retweeted by Caroline LucasI’m supporting the campaign by @Ella_Daish for plastic-free period products Manufacturers must stop using plastic… https://t.co/9UylfsEtiO @BellaMyBeauty @jon_bartley @sianberry @Hs2Labour No it hasn’t - party policy remains clearly to oppose itVery pleased to see @NHM_London will not only be recording our natural history but advocating for its survival https://t.co/hXKcO8sZCL
1/20
2020
Law breaking during referendum campaign exposed how vulnerable our electoral system is - the fines available were d… https://t.co/dwaD4262Tg
1/19
2020
We’re excited to share the first trailer for Generation Green New Deal! We’re making a film about the historic you… https://t.co/byacpmSzVI
Retweeted by Caroline LucasA massive thank you to everyone who has already signed our letter asking the Prime Minister to Stop and Rethink HS2… https://t.co/vlFULWMI7b
Retweeted by Caroline LucasStop the massive waste on the white elephant now. "Some £8bn has been spent on #HS2 since work started a decade ag… https://t.co/rwQ2VmRVCC
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas‘We are on the brink of a different world’ – Caroline Lucas MP talks to @m_vandenbrouck about her recent venture in… https://t.co/m6Pc0JUwC8
Retweeted by Caroline LucasCongratulations to @TownerGallery for this mighty exhibition curated by @CarolineLucas. Thought provoking and impor… https://t.co/1vWLdeHOz9
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1/18
2020
The Government is hosting an Africa investment summit next week Which fossil fuel companies are invited? It won’t… https://t.co/Oirmkhc5dzIt should not be necessary for Number 10 to say this EU citizens should feel safe in our country Instead many are… https://t.co/IHwoNcg7Tf
1/17
2020
Deeply moving words from Green friend & colleague @TerryReintke MEP Many of us here in UK *are* heartbroken But t… https://t.co/G7vlfWRBoU"Soil protection has become a core issue of the Agriculture Bill" This is very welcome and long overdue. But it ne… https://t.co/s5TQLXsqLOWords of wisdom Words of insight Words of warning It’s up to the #ClimateParliament to deliver https://t.co/nxR9sVxq6W
1/16
2020
Really excited that this is an idea whose time is getting very much closer! Great to work with inspirational ⁦… https://t.co/t91MidemDlTalked with the wonderful Mary Colwell @curlewcalls today about #curlews and #GCSEs. Podcast to come but Mary also… https://t.co/0WClydf98q
Retweeted by Caroline LucasThis is really powerful - thanks Mary https://t.co/UFARVP05ku🌎PESTON LIVE: Watch from anywhere in the world, RT and use #Peston to join the conversation. @Peston and… https://t.co/mbAaTbuVuW
Retweeted by Caroline LucasThe #ClimateEmergency is greatest issue of intergenerational & global injustice The Govt is failing on both counts… https://t.co/479BAJmXczOver half of UK universities are divesting from fossil fuels Local authorities are divesting from fossil fuels Th… https://t.co/Nvof0SHlCTMemo to Government: If you're really serious about tackling the #ClimateEmergency, then you should start by not ma… https://t.co/AKjilJMPLbWe've not even left the EU yet and it's already clear that if we want a US trade deal, the US administration will t… https://t.co/34Sfssj1Cq
1/15
2020
Huge achievement & a real inspiration - many congratulations! Now for the second half 🙂 https://t.co/VahztmahmS @swimmerring @LondonRoadLAT Yes will do, thanksThe last thing the government should do is throw a lifeline to Flybe | Molly Scott Cato https://t.co/0VSIKkOgVdPleased to co-sponsor this EDM calling for the NHS to stop charging overseas visitors for essential maternity care.… https://t.co/ykXTJPS4qPHow do Government claims to “lead the global fight against climate change” fit with bailing out domestic aviation?… https://t.co/DIf8z6ZSSyThank you @CarolineLucas @TheGreenParty - it’s great to have your ongoing support for @WASPI_Campaign #WASPIhttps://t.co/jM9ETUtBmo
Retweeted by Caroline LucasBrits are being criminalised for helping their loved ones have a good death. Today we’re asking the Justice Secret… https://t.co/b6soHakxLA
Retweeted by Caroline LucasAddressing #Flybe problems by reducing #APD on all domestic flights is utterly inconsistent with any serious commit… https://t.co/cMGfru0zyg
1/14
2020
Polly Toynbee makes powerful case for electoral reform Good on @Labourlewis for championing it in leadership bid &… https://t.co/8dXGzuRhqCThe replies to this (for which thank you all) are heartbreaking & frankly embarrassing tbh. https://t.co/8GAj5AoZ1a
Retweeted by Caroline LucasThe right to be with your family is the most basic human right Yet it’s being denied by @UKHomeOffice to child ref… https://t.co/MnKtMFALVcOne solution to the housing crisis is to give housing back to communities @BaHCLT are asking @BrightonHoveCC to sup… https://t.co/qogGECs5h7The public recognise there’s a #ClimateEmergency The scientists warn the crisis is accelerating @TheCCCUk say the… https://t.co/5k2DQ3bwZZ
1/13
2020
Terrorism police list @ExtinctionR Rebellion as extremist ideology Shocking to see the peaceful protest movement t… https://t.co/x2RDL5JzL4
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1/11
2020
Children and young people wait far too long for mental health support For 1 in 4 to be then turned away by NHS spe… https://t.co/feac4H4cSCToday’s the last day to have your say on the #SouthEast transport strategy #Brighton Transport is now UK’s biggest… https://t.co/E4sTCDGjDw
1/10
2020
I accept under our undemocratic system, an 80-seat majority means Brexit will happen. But that majority brings resp… https://t.co/QpA8jcVPNWIt’s not enough to lament Australia's bushfires & offer support All countries need to stop turbo-charging the… https://t.co/pnRPxmlayJA UK government statement on Australia’s bushfire crisis which makes no mention of what’s driving it – the… https://t.co/b0sZ5Z374LEven children living with their families are being failed Shocking news that 1 in 30 in #Brighton are living in em… https://t.co/hhqfnFoT9AHow we are failing our children - An overstretched poorly regulated care system - 100,000 in London without secure… https://t.co/idvP6AW5mY
1/9
2020
Since PM has pledged to bring forward "most ambitious environmental programme" in world, it's somewhat perplexing t… https://t.co/ICpuYjawUWAnd in further #NewsFromTheChamber: Tory MPs vote to give themselves *less* say on our future relationship with EU… https://t.co/9wPOySjzt5Just for the avoidance of doubt: The Tories dutifully trooping through the No lobbies right now are voting *agains… https://t.co/otnmYWlWraIf you missed it earlier, you can hear my @BBCRadio4 programme about one of my heroes, the German Green MP Petra Ke… https://t.co/Oud0JZEn2bDemocracy dies in darkness Today MPs have the opportunity to fight to preserve it, as Boris Johnson tries to turn… https://t.co/fnMmsA5lUKInterested in parliament having a say in future trade deals? @CarolineLucas has tabled a new clause to the Withdraw… https://t.co/Zh6yRW3Vzc
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas'Post-Brexit trade deals with the EU and the US will define our future. But MPs could be left without a say'… https://t.co/jOGhSWEawU
Retweeted by Caroline LucasFarming & the food we eat are critical in tackling the #ClimateEmergency Parliament should take a lead, so I’m as… https://t.co/hiDcQ56ySyThe way the #WithdrawalAgreementBill is being pushed through Parliament shows Government's intentions No parliamen… https://t.co/a9GlPgnmJWSomeone who bends spoons working for someone who bends the truth Sounds like a good fit #cutlery https://t.co/neTPH4mVUVI tell the story of one of my heroes, German Green MP Petra Kelly, on @BBCRadio4 series #GreenOriginals today I w… https://t.co/7kuRH3NYQI
1/8
2020
@ForresterGilly @Ben_garrod Thanks - will let you know how it goes!A new GCSE in Natural History—pioneered by ⁦@curlewcalls⁩ & ⁦@CarolineLucas—is close to realisation, designed to “t… https://t.co/koiIS8tbZb
Retweeted by Caroline LucasNow that Iran nuclear deal hangs by a thread, all the more important that UK Govt plays a serious & constructive ro… https://t.co/pDan8BlQOgSeeing pictures of trophy hunters with animals they’ve killed for fun leaves me feeling sick Please join me in sig… https://t.co/o809QqfaTlVery strong piece in @TheAtlantic about Australia’s bushfires Is it caught in a climate spiral? Selling coal to… https://t.co/e69YMFfy5FWe face a major crisis in the Middle East yet the prime minister stayed sunbathing in the Caribbean, took 3 days to… https://t.co/2Z9mtQhnVm
1/7
2020
The EU Withdrawal Bill makes clear it’s only Number 10 which is ‘taking back control’ after Brexit MPs are being… https://t.co/qYRDzOlvakExtreme inequality is a badge of shame and it’s being driven by obscene levels of pay for bosses compared to their… https://t.co/h6w4mLVQdNThe next time Boris Johnson boasts of UK’s record on climate, he should remember this: by Jan 12, UK per capita emi… https://t.co/aR5KlqoPQ4
1/6
2020
"Curlews are utterly beautiful and are now rare. I have never knowingly seen or more importantly heard one. I want… https://t.co/sbJuPos83Z
Retweeted by Caroline LucasIt was inspired by the fact that many children no longer learn the names of common plants and animals around them (… https://t.co/yo2WYYaHKn
Retweeted by Caroline LucasThe campaign for Natural History GCSE was started by @curlewcalls and is backed by @CarolineLucas and @greenparty,… https://t.co/UFJJOicVev
Retweeted by Caroline LucasHuge congrats to @curlewcalls who’s been instrumental in taking this forward - it’s a privilege to work alongside h… https://t.co/SZhkOyFyj9
1/4
2020
Yet more evidence, as if more were needed, of accelerating #ClimateEmergency We urgently need commensurate action… https://t.co/7UVX89D2D4The assassination of General Soleimani is a hugely provocative act in a massively volatile region UK government m… https://t.co/JMcc9pBkQI @LaylaMoran Great photo! Really happy for you, congratulations x
1/3
2020
Unbelievable! Tories promised #PartTimeSeasonTickets in their *2015* manifesto and did not deliver. We need legisl… https://t.co/a2A1rXFR7hThis is what the #ClimateEmergency looks like - completely terrifying. Honestly, what further devastation needs to… https://t.co/Y63EIoMSK7Another year, another fare increase. Real terms change in the cost of transport since 1980 (source: DfT): Bus an… https://t.co/ZVRINy9GPx
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1/2
2019
My New Year's message for 2020. Happy New Year to all #HappyNewYear2020 https://t.co/kBfhyUmkwW
12/31
2019
Well done @BBCr4today - guest edited this morning by the inspirational @GretaThunberg. Brave & powerful voices spe… https://t.co/5qp1OrcBCY
12/30
2019
Honoured and excited to have opportunity to be guest curator at @TownerGallery - particularly at the same time as t… https://t.co/CcSKyFysWf
12/29
2019
Wishing everyone and very happy and Peaceful Christmas https://t.co/7kGY3tVHcq
12/24
2019
“The recent UK election was a quarrel about the character of politics”. Great stuff - really worth a read from ⁦… https://t.co/NUdJLXhV19
12/22
2019
#r4today There was a climate-shsped hole in the #QueensSpeech, says @CarolineLucas. Peter Bottomley tries to defen… https://t.co/bZJuEoBmbb
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas#r4today What I want from new Labour leader is support for proportional representation, says @CarolineLucas. That… https://t.co/s20Lmct6qW
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12/21
2019
Add your name — tell the Government not to stop child refugees reuniting with their families after Brexit. https://t.co/zLHPqtQkC9
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas"The most important climate change court decision in the world so far, confirming that human rights are jeopardised… https://t.co/v92XiFHaZG
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas.@Brighthelmston1 are helping 10 Palestinian children to make the @woodcraftfolk International Camp. The theme is… https://t.co/HdUYyC8xrz
12/20
2019

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