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Green MP for Brighton, Pavilion
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Caroline Lucas voted on key issues:
- Voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration. votes
- Voted against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Energy and Climate Change, Defence, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Home Department, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Press Releases, Nuclear Weapons, Corporation Tax, Solar Power, Housing Benefit
(based on written questions asked by Caroline Lucas and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Scrap Metal Dealers Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Antarctic Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Energy Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Energy Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Forests and Woodland (16 May 2013)
“The Forestry Commission’s strategy stated clearly that recent outbreaks of tree health problems, such as oak processionary moth, underline the need to maintain an experienced team of pathologists and entomologists capable of carrying out both strategic research and “fire brigade” investigations of new problems. Will the Minister therefore rule out any new cuts to DEFRA and...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (16 May 2013)
“The Government said that the pilot badger culls are being carried out to test whether badgers can be killed humanely. They still have not released the criteria by which the cull will be assessed to ascertain whether it is humane. When will those criteria be published—or is the Minister holding them back because he knows perfectly well that they will demonstrate that it is not possible...”
- Cost of Living (14 May 2013)
“I should like to concentrate on the final two words of the Gracious Speech, which, unfortunately, give the impression of having been tagged on the end, almost as an afterthought. Those words are “climate change”; I am sure that I will not disappoint the hon. Member for North East Somerset (Jacob Rees-Mogg) in what I am about to say. The forthcoming legislative programme shows...”
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- Has spoken in 68 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 251 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 75.13% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 203 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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