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.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency 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 against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Caroline Lucas’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Caroline Lucas’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Nuclear Power: Inspections 3 Aug 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps would be needed to replace EU Atomic Energy Community safeguards inspectors with International Atomic Energy Agency Inspectors to implement safeguards provisions on (a) UK nuclear installations and (b) nuclear material used and created at UK nuclear sites under treaties to which the UK is a party.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Personal Records 26 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether her Department consulted (a) schools and (b) parents on the new requirement to collect country of birth data in the 2016-17 school census; how parents are informed of their right to opt out of providing that information; for what purpose that information will be used; whether that information will be shared with other Government...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits 26 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of people who have (a) had their payments reduced and (b) lost their motability cars after transferring from disability living allowance to personal independence payments; and if he will make a statement.

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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: 1 Aug 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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