Seems there is one political party in #Westminster that has a little bit of common decency as the #GreenParty rejects £7,000 donation (From The Argus)

The Green Party has rejected a £7,000 donation from one of country’s richest men because he is not a full UK taxpayer. Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP, said,  “The Green Party received a donation from Antony Tabatznik but decided to immediately return the money as soon as it became clear that he has non-domiciled status, and is not a full UK tax-payer. She added, “The donation … Continue reading Seems there is one political party in #Westminster that has a little bit of common decency as the #GreenParty rejects £7,000 donation (From The Argus)

#CarolineLucas MP brings Railway Bill to Parliament

Caroline Lucas today introduces a Bill to bring the rail network back into public hands and claims it could save taxpayers up to £1 billion a year. It will and lead to lower fares and better services, Caroline claimed. The Railways Bill, due its Second Reading in Parliament later today, would bring the rail network into public ownership step by step. When franchises come up … Continue reading #CarolineLucas MP brings Railway Bill to Parliament

“I’ve seen some shoddy Bills pass through Parliament—but this is one of the worst.” -Caroline Lucas – Prospect Magazine

Source: Caroline Lucas: this Energy Bill proves Cameron’s husky-hugging days are long gone | Prospect Magazine “I’ve seen some shoddy Bills pass through Parliament—but this is one of the worst.” – Caroline Lucas It’s hard to know why the Government’s proposals are so exceptionally poor. Is it because it fears standing up to the fossil fuel companies, or is nervous about handing communities the means to generate their own … Continue reading “I’ve seen some shoddy Bills pass through Parliament—but this is one of the worst.” -Caroline Lucas – Prospect Magazine

#CarolineLucas is not convinced by #Cameron’s feeble argument for #bombing

Caroline Lucas responded to the Prime Minister’s call for more bombing in Syria by dismissing Cameron’s arguments as ‘neither comprehensive nor compelling’. “The Prime Minister did not adequately answer the difficult questions over how British airstrikes in Syria will increase our security here in Britain or help bring about a peace in the region”, she said. She went on, “Cameron’s statement was neither comprehensive nor compelling, … Continue reading #CarolineLucas is not convinced by #Cameron’s feeble argument for #bombing