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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


#CEEbill could be an historic bill, following in the footsteps of the Climate Change Act which also started as a Pr… https://t.co/72kGfLpqRL
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas📢 On Black Friday we're once again calling for the Right to Repair. 🖥️ We shouldn't have to throw away expensive a… https://t.co/PZzK22wQ3V
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas
11/27
2020
Looking forward to it 👇 https://t.co/yRVv7COUVaThe Chancellor warns of an economic emergency to come in #SpendingReview, but completely overlooks that we are alre… https://t.co/IB911h65RnHas the Home Office learned nothing from the Windrush scandal? This is shameful & the deportation should be cancel… https://t.co/pXz3AANX7zHonoured to have been asked to write the Foreword for this really important handbook ‘not just a guide to legal rig… https://t.co/ZfGhVsgyUMI know this will be difficult for so many, but I also know that community spirit in our city makes extraordinary th… https://t.co/0I3djHY9MEUnpaid carers do an incredible job, never more so than during Covid. For some it’s taken a real toll on their wellb… https://t.co/EtupLjlVQKElectronic goods ⏱️last less time than they used to 🪛, are harder to repair ❌are often illegally dumped overseas… https://t.co/dL3eUAq34SThis is electronic waste. It is our problem. Over 1.5 million tonnes of #EWaste was produced by the UK in 2019. Tha… https://t.co/seAsVsl6cC
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas
11/26
2020
Big lesson from a #SpendingReview that fails both socially and environmentally is need to ditch current economic mo… https://t.co/l6ld5BJEZQOnly 10 years left to take the action necessary to limit warming to 1.5C & we’re still not seeing it As… https://t.co/ejByLl7e64Yes! This👇 https://t.co/Vvd520TTzdA national infrastructure bank is welcome, but not enough. Chancellor is responsible for @BankofEngland & private… https://t.co/VagEF0YPRF#Pandemic caused by broken relationship with our #environment. Millions find solace in #nature, millions left str… https://t.co/Y9TFTzVkdM
Retweeted by Caroline LucasIn the words of @CarolineLucas ""The Chancellor had a unique opportunity to deliver both on jobs and the climate an… https://t.co/3WhoGNxqS6
Retweeted by Caroline LucasWe heard more about by-passes than nature in this #SpendingReview & climate was barely mentioned We need #NetZerohttps://t.co/LkJcwLiGqN£92m for trees is not enough @RishiSunak. We need to invest £615m per year for next 10 years to restore and expand… https://t.co/jIxlWZyPeQ
Retweeted by Caroline LucasTeachers and heads are heroic- they are keeping schools going and they are on the frontline - they are bone tired -… https://t.co/eHwAlvnQKnThis @RishiSunak 👇 https://t.co/1NLqOwJW3cA week after PM's 10 point plan, Chancellor seems to have forgotten about #climate & nature crisis. The biggest eve… https://t.co/llz02Kz0IP#publicsectorpayfreeze as economy heads into deeper recession is nonsense When private-sector wages shrink a resp… https://t.co/H6VmKyjhJ8
Retweeted by Caroline LucasNurses & key workers across #Brighton are working tirelessly to keep us all safe in the fight against COVID-19 I'm… https://t.co/xyPV3ZblQ0The Chancellor still does nothing in this #SpendingReview for the 3 million excluded from financial support since M… https://t.co/AooH1NpDolNurses and key workers in #Brighton and across the UK need fair pay. Today's #spendingreview announcement only hel… https://t.co/wlY1hm9UXGLocal councils at the forefront of this Covid emergency have had core funding slashed by almost 50% over the past 1… https://t.co/X5Yvt5GHFQSunak says he wants to strengthen the UK’s place in the world and in the next breath confirms a cut in overseas aid… https://t.co/rdmghhAG6TNearly 15 minutes in and Sunak has failed to even mention the #ClimateEmergency or #NatureEmergency - yet says ther… https://t.co/MVBS2SkssIUnemployment outlook in #SpendingReview could be so much better - if Sunak embraces proposals for… https://t.co/dHDnatTcjlPublic Sector Pay Freeze “justified” by fact private sector doing better - but aren’t we meant to be levelling up,… https://t.co/lFO3n80vejThis is just insulting #SpendingReview https://t.co/xZKnNBIjRtPleased to have signed this important letter It’s vital that ⁦@RishiSunak⁩ uses #SpendingReview to put right the h… https://t.co/bQRdTXqU58📢Cutting the aid budget will worsen the climate crisis📢 Read our joint letter to the UK Government here 👇… https://t.co/OgyiGIKmZK
Retweeted by Caroline LucasThe PM has left a bully in charge of the Home Office and can provide no defence at #PMQs The system must change so… https://t.co/sy5s1ElCzwViolence against women & girls is one of the most widespread of all human rights violations, and it’s gone up under… https://t.co/jCNU1SGVXdExcited to hear about this pioneering new project #THFCommonAmbition to transform healthcare for people experiencin… https://t.co/pmSQpJfLU4Chancellor rightly says jobs are a priority in #SpendingReview So we should invest in measures focusing on climate… https://t.co/12wGiqnSSgThe mishandling of #Covid PPE supplies is truly shocking - Doctors & nurses left unprotected - Tens of millions… https://t.co/SzWBZ6iKgt
11/25
2020
Moments of economic crisis & climate/nature emergency are time to think big & show ambition As @gretathunberg say… https://t.co/ZMtufEiCDoLocal councils have had their core funding slashed by almost 50% over the past 10 years Now they face huge extra p… https://t.co/ueALgVwp52Sexual harassment blights the lives of women & girls – no-one wants to be shouted at or groped So I’m supporting… https://t.co/hnuaGethXvNot content with delaying or trying to water down critical reports, this Government is now deliberately blocking fr… https://t.co/wjhIDJ1ir2This is grotesque For one of the richest countries in the world to cut aid at any time would be wrong. Doing it i… https://t.co/3NJI0hESlj
11/24
2020
🌱 The prime minister has promised 30,000 new hectares of new forest by 2050. 🌳 However the CCC say 75,000 hectare… https://t.co/g5QzaSpQAW
Retweeted by Caroline LucasSo furious that ministers get away with ignoring questions - so much for parliamentary *scrutiny* I asked about mo… https://t.co/iE9HesF2ekAny tougher restrictions MUST include greater financial support for hospitality & tourism in particular, or else we… https://t.co/9prOVZzIiqGovernment urgently needs to fix failing test & trace system before #Covid restrictions are lifted In particular,… https://t.co/AUGKlsh4qdNew York. Isolation rate: 95-97%. Support: money, hotel accommodation, food, other essential goods, regular conta… https://t.co/crRYq0RttH
Retweeted by Caroline LucasJust out! New @IndependentSage report on winter celebrations: https://t.co/c9gWp3in26 The best gift you can give yo… https://t.co/RsBpTLUMab
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas
11/23
2020
So depressing to hear @RishiSunak getting away with recycling more myths about support for the self-employed - the… https://t.co/HWwGGkV5mO
11/22
2020
PM can find £16bn for an army of hackers & rockets in space but not for some of world’s poorest communities Cutti… https://t.co/SgTb5CEvlDIt’s 102 years since the Qualification of Women Act gave women over 21 the right to stand for Parliament Since th… https://t.co/7K1sW8DmzC
11/21
2020
Please help Forests Without Frontiers plant 50k trees this autumn 🌳🌳🌳 Planting the right trees in the right places… https://t.co/3Ydecs5wcSA new initiative involving 20 world-leading conservation organisations, including Born Free, has today issued an un… https://t.co/ZsjikksF17
Retweeted by Caroline LucasSo pleased to see this vital initiative - calling for urgent action at #G20 to “invest in nature to protect biodive… https://t.co/FvTDFoGsA5So it didn’t take long for it to go from Clapfor Carers to Cap for Carers The people who have looked after all of… https://t.co/QruB1SjDnPAPPG on #GreenNewDeal has written to Chancellor ahead of Spending Review calling for investment to build a fairer,… https://t.co/7vGCaflpHHToday is the day when the gender pay gap means women in effect stop getting paid relative to men  Women have a rig… https://t.co/aFcLa1mhHtOn this Trans Day of Remembrance, we must continue to stand against discrimination & hatred in all its forms… https://t.co/l5FjGM0ijxWith @BHGreens and @CarolineLucas, we've issued a joint statement for #TDOR today We must continue to stand agains… https://t.co/W5i3uxaywB
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas @acceler8train Really sorry - am doing all I can to press for a broader scope of eligibility @treatmentroom So sorry - I’ll follow up too
11/20
2020
PM must not get away with a cover-up - this report should be published immediately And someone who apparently doe… https://t.co/81CLKcFEwv#Brighton #Hove folk, please do RT https://t.co/wBQ4NynNv7Solicitors acting for me, @Debbie_abrahams, @LaylaMoran & @GoodLawProject have just written to @MattHancock’s lawye… https://t.co/5DQ5NkbSoxPM says “defence of realm must come first” As he slashes aid budget & offers tiny sums for environment, it’s trag… https://t.co/eBFeXlOdEE
11/19
2020
If only... If I were in charge instead of #BritainTrump, you’d be one hell of a lot angrier, believe me😉 https://t.co/5bUq2t2RzkAs Defra said in reply to my question, it is “not responsible for the supply of food & drink to population in an em… https://t.co/okFlQw4wAF @CarolineLucas: A genuinely green reset would boldly repurpose economic policy so that it prioritises people’s heal… https://t.co/0nQonT1yWr
Retweeted by Caroline LucasWith unhealthy #peatlands emitting 5% of our greenhouse gas emissions we need them to recover. Banning peatland bur… https://t.co/WmqkRVFa59
Retweeted by Caroline LucasMr Johnson's 10 point plan includes a promise of new #NationalParks to help protect 30% of the land for #nature by… https://t.co/Rb8k8iWSRz
Retweeted by Caroline LucasThe government's 10 point plan is woeful in the face of the climate emergency. Bigger, bolder climate action has… https://t.co/BsmhcqEQla
Retweeted by Caroline LucasDisastrous start to unprecedented “remote” #PMQs as Boris Johnson refuses to say aid budget will be protectedThe problem with PM’s #10pointplan - the pocket version👇 Is this the strongest plan set out by a Tory PM? Yes… https://t.co/ckY1OccupOAttached is a quick response to the UK Government’s ten point plan. https://t.co/bpWk9sAQyW
Retweeted by Caroline LucasAn amazing campaigner & such an inspiration #WHPowerList https://t.co/SBveJLIuiHA huge gap in Government's #10pointplan was failure to ban the burning of peatland, a major source of carbon emissi… https://t.co/QiGybn0bT1If this Government is serious about tackling the climate & nature crises, it needs to stop fuelling them Instead i… https://t.co/tC9BaBwvMnReally important point on #10pointplan from @UKSustain - food, farming & our diets are one of the greatest threats… https://t.co/e3Z2mNdWw1Lots missing from this #10pointplan, but one real bright spot In the face of intense lobbying from the motor indus… https://t.co/ydDkM9CPfNClimate & nature crises demand bold action PM's #10pointplan isn't it 💰woeful funding - fraction of £27bn roadbui… https://t.co/QuyuF0Vn4D“We don’t have the ambition that’s necessary for this moment.” The Green Party MP, @CarolineLucas says there isn’t… https://t.co/FULKkjL05T
Retweeted by Caroline LucasHuge ££ of public money, little transparency & a *fast lane* for firms with connections to ministers, MPs etc This… https://t.co/9nucyUkfAF @footprintshow Really kind thanks - that’s what I call stiff competition!! But very honoured just to be mentioned in same breath :) @BBCVishalaSP Done thanks
11/18
2020
If PM thinks this is an adequate response to climate & nature crises, he’s not studied them hard enough 🚘 Funding… https://t.co/ErAOBGHuHjOnly £4 billion in actual new funding? This is beyond inadequate for the Green recovery and transformation we must… https://t.co/mikVPEb66d
Retweeted by Caroline LucasThis week Boris Johnson is expected to set out his ten point environmental plan. We’ve got five tests for him to… https://t.co/B2y8fH6JeC
Retweeted by Caroline LucasPM promised bold action on #climateemergency Plans leaked so far aren't bold. Is proposed investment new? Even if… https://t.co/cUrxq8tywRIntroducing a UBI as part of an anti-poverty programme would: 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Lift people out of poverty 💷 Increase spendi… https://t.co/fyUlfVaPVT
Retweeted by Caroline LucasA Florida-based jeweller, a go-between & £21 million of public money. The scale of the scandal of #PPE contracts is… https://t.co/QxInmwTwE4Burning peatland is environmental vandalism at its worst Peatlands store far more carbon than forests as well as… https://t.co/ASv0PsvYUsWhat else would you expect from a prime minister who thinks all power begins & ends in Downing Street #devolution https://t.co/SsOHTEsJQU
11/17
2020
On @bbcPM "We absolutely have to reduce the number of miles we travel for climate reasons, but also because there i… https://t.co/wXKKFldwm7
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas“Every penny raised must go to cities and regions so they can improve and invest in public transport and alternativ… https://t.co/PVURQjJxag
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas @frannyarmstrong @lucysiegle @BBCWomansHour @farhanaclimate @Bankfieldbecky @BirdgirlUK @futuregencymruhttps://t.co/uWyv5kDMtxIf only Government would act on the climate & nature crises with the same urgency as on Covid. Net zero by 2050 is… https://t.co/lTn2e2Xq0FCongrats to @HopeFTFuture on their important new programme engaging more young people with #ClimateAction - check i… https://t.co/EU9CG282AW⚠️BREAKING: Buzzard gunned down - watch clip below A witness filmed the moment a buzzard was shot out of the sky o… https://t.co/0jC94BSBZd
Retweeted by Caroline LucasWe are not just in a the middle of a climate emergency – but a #NatureEmergency too . Top work from @ScotGP for pu… https://t.co/2ml4z4GkXn
Retweeted by Caroline Lucas
11/16
2020

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