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COMMONS CHAMBER 11.30am: Justice questions (topicals at 12.15pm) 12.30pm: Ten minute rule motion: Brown Hare (Protection) Bill (John Randall, Con, Uxbridge and South Ruislip) Main business General debate on Ukraine Draft Combi... Continue to article
Caroline Lucas called on the Government to look at alternative measures to curb the spread of bovine tuberculosis among cattle. "I think we need a debate, because it's actually crucial that the Government is held to account on the result... Continue to article
Gavin Shuker called for a change in the law to signal to men that using prostitutes is unacceptable. “Of course, the reason why the model in Ipswich stands as probably the most successful model for tackling on-street prostitution in the ... Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 9.30am: Culture, media and sport questions (topicals at 10.05am) 10.15am: Women and equalities questions 10.30am: Business statement Main business Select committee statement on the publication of the sixth repo... Continue to article
When it comes to the political landscape, the UK has moved a long way since 2010, in some respects. In others, there’s been little change at all. In the last General Election, voters were very focused on the state of the econom... Continue to article
* Climate change * Flooding * Climate change * Climate change scepticism * Natural disasters and extreme weather * Nigel Farage * Caroline Lucas * David Cameron Rowena Mason theguardian.com © 2014 Gua... 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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