Caroline Lucas

MP, Brighton, Pavilion

Brighton, Pavilion Green

Caroline Lucas campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Caroline Lucas’s voting in Parliament

This is a selection of Caroline Lucas’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Caroline Lucas has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Hate Crime 29 Jun 2016

    I, too, welcome the Minister’s statement and her clear commitment to doing what she can to crack down on such appalling hate crime. She will be aware that a National Audit Office report showed that real-terms funding for individual police forces was reduced by an average of 18% from 2011 to 2015. That same report noted that the Department does not have good enough information to work...
  • EU Council 29 Jun 2016

    Does the Prime Minister recognise that whoever becomes the next Prime Minister will have no mandate to negotiate on behalf of the people of this country, not least because the leave campaign failed to set out any serious plan for what Brexit looks like in practice, and so the fairest, clearest thing to do would be to go for an early general election?
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: London-Brighton Railway Line: Tickets 29 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 20 June 2016 to Question 40385, whether he has had discussions with Govia Thameslink Railway on (a) for what reasons the selected routes offering flexible products do not include services on the Brighton Main Line (BML) and (b) what the timeline is for provision of part-time season tickets for passengers using the BML; and...

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Green MP for Brighton, Pavilion

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Corporation Tax
  • Solar Power
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Departmental Press Releases
  • Animal Experiments

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 20 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Jun 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
21 August 2015, payment of £1,000 received from Lush, Unit 22-23 Dolphin Quays, Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HU, for speaking at and attending animal campaigning event for their staff. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 09 September 2015)
Payments for promoting my book at festivals and readings:
26 May 2015, paid £150 from the Norwich Festival, Norwich Writers Centre Dragon Hall, 115-123 King St, Norwich NR1 1QE. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2016)
10 June 2015, received £120 from the Hay Literary Festival, The Drill Hall, 25 Lion Street, Hay on Wye HR3 5AD. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2016)
11 June 2015, received £150 from the Bristol Festival, Bristol Culture and Development, Leigh Court, Abbots Leigh, Bristol BS8 3RA. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2016)
8 July 2015, received £150 from the Brighton Festival, Brighton Dome and Festival, 29 New Rd, Brighton BN1 1UG. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2016)
14 September 2015, received £200 on from the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 5A Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2016)
17 February 2016, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on 'Any Questions' on 29 January 2016. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 April 2016)
11 March 2016, received £250 from the University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ, for speaking at an event on 22 October 2015. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 15 April 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Matthew Oakeshott
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 to support activity related to the EU referendum campaign

Date received: 12 January 2016

Date accepted: 13 January 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 January 2016; updated 28 January 2016)
Name of donor: Mark Constantine
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000 to support activity related to the EU referendum campaign

Date received: 24 March 2016

Date accepted: 24 March 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 April 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Shares (not registrable under Category 9) in Brighton and Hove Energy Co-op. (Registered 20 December 2012)
Unremunerated director of Good Money CIC, Brighton and Hove. (Registered 22 October 2014)
From 12 October 2015, unremunerated Director of Britain Stronger in Europe campaign. (Registered 9 December 2015; updated 22 December 2015)

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