Caroline Lucas spoke at the University of East Anglia on 22 October 2015 as part of the ‘Charles Clarke in-conversation’ autumn series.
Caroline Lucas was first elected as member of parliament for Brighton Pavilion in 2010 and again in 2015 with an increased majority. She served as leader of the Green Party of England and Wales from 2008-2012. In 1999 she was elected as one of the Party’s first MEP’s and represented the South East region until becoming the UK’s first Green MP.
Caroline is a Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency and Vice Chair of the Public and Commercial Services, Sustainable Housing, Animal Welfare and CND APPGs. She is also a member of various other all party groups, including on HIV and Aids, Sixth Form Colleges, Children and International Corporate Responsibility.
She sits on Parliament’s influential Environment Audit Committee and has also sat on temporary committees set up to scrutinise Government legislation.
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