Caroline Lucas

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Green Party

Member for Brighton, Pavilion

caroline.lucas.mp@parliament.uk / CarolineLucas
Select Committees
Environmental Audit Committee (since November 2019)
Environmental Audit Committee (since March 2020)

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Most recent EDMs signed by Caroline Lucas

Date Tabled Title Signatures
1 Sep 2020
Caroline Lucas signed this EDM on Monday 21st September 2020

Reinstatement of IKEA shop steward Richie Venton

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House condemns the sacking of IKEA Glasgow USDAW Shop Steward and convenor Richie Venton for carrying out his duties as an elected workers' representative who sought to prevent hardship, while protecting workers' health during the ongoing covid-19 pandemic; notes Mr Venton opposed IKEA's plans to remove wages from …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 15
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
15 Sep 2020
Caroline Lucas signed this EDM on Monday 21st September 2020

Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Tabled by: Alexander Stafford (Conservative - Rother Valley)
That this House welcomes and applauds that nothing stops a Macmillan Coffee Morning, not even coronavirus; acknowledges that cancer hasn’t stopped during the pandemic where one in two people will be diagnosed in their lifetimes; recognises that Macmillan Cancer Support is currently campaigning to restore cancer care and treatment to …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 7
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

1 Urgent Question tabled by Caroline Lucas

Date Forum Title
12 Mar 2018 Commons Chamber Treatment of House of Commons Staff

Caroline Lucas has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

4 Bills introduced by Caroline Lucas

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Climate and Ecology Bill 2019-21
Presented by Caroline Lucas (Green Party)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 2nd reading: House of Commons

12 Mar 2021

3 Sep 2020, 10:48 a.m.

A Bill to require the Prime Minister to achieve climate and ecology objectives; to give the Secretary of State a duty to create and implement a strategy to achieve those objectives; to establish a Citizens’ Assembly to work with the Secretary of State in creating that strategy; to give duties to the Committee on Climate Change regarding the objectives and strategy; and for connected purposes.

Decarbonisation and Economic Strategy Bill 2019-21
Presented by Caroline Lucas (Green Party)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 2nd reading: House of Commons

23 Oct 2020

8 Jul 2020, 1:49 p.m.

A Bill to place duties on the Secretary of State to decarbonise the United Kingdom economy and to reverse inequality; to establish a ten-year economic and public investment strategy in accordance with those duties which promotes a community- and employee-led transition from high-carbon to low- and zero-carbon industry; to require the Government to report on its adherence to the strategy; to establish higher environmental standards for air, water and green spaces; to make provision to protect and restore natural habitats; and for connected purposes.

Wellbeing of Future Generations (No. 2) Bill 2019-21
Presented by Caroline Lucas (Green Party)
Private Members' Bill
Ten Minute Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 24 March, 2020 2nd reading: House of Commons

27 Nov 2020

13 May 2020, 5:30 p.m.

A Bill to make provision for requiring public bodies to act in pursuit of the United Kingdom’s environmental, social, economic and cultural wellbeing by meeting wellbeing objectives, publishing future generations impact assessments, accounting for preventative spending, and through public services contracts; to establish a Commissioner for Future Generations for the United Kingdom; to establish a Joint Parliamentary Committee on Future Generations; to require companies to consider the impact of their activities on the United Kingdom’s wellbeing; and for connected purposes.

Decarbonisation and Economic Strategy Bill 2017-19
Presented by Caroline Lucas (Green Party)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 6 Sep 2019, 1:14 p.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to place duties on the Secretary of State to decarbonise the United Kingdom economy and to eradicate inequality; to establish a ten-year economic and public investment strategy that prioritises decarbonisation, community and employee-led transition from high-carbon to low and zero-carbon industry, and the eradication of inequality; to require the Government to report on its adherence to the strategy; to establish higher environmental standards for air, water and green spaces; to make provision to protect and restore natural habitats; and for connected purposes.

26 Bills supported by Caroline Lucas

Local Electricity Bill 2019-21 - Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor - Peter Aldous (CON)

Vagrancy (Repeal) Bill 2019-21 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Layla Moran (LDEM)

School Toilets (Access During Lessons) Bill 2019-21 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Layla Moran (LDEM)

Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor - Afzal Khan (LAB)

European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Hilary Benn (LAB)

Climate Change (Emissions Targets) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Rachel Reeves (LAB)

Fracking (Measurement and Regulation of Impacts) (Air, Water and Greenhouse Gas Emissions) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Geraint Davies (LAB)

Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Act 2019 - Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor - Tim Loughton (CON)

Plastic Pollution Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Mr Alistair Carmichael (LDEM)

Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) and Conversion Therapy Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Karen Lee (LAB)

Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2019 - Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor - Mr Geoffrey Robinson (LAB)

Terms of Withdrawal from the EU (Referendum) (No. 2) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Geraint Davies (LAB)

Parental Leave and Pay Arrangements (Publication) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Jo Swinson (LDEM)

European Union Withdrawal (Evaluation of Effects on Health and Social Care Sectors) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Brendan O'Hara (SNP)

Terms of Withdrawal from EU (Referendum) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Geraint Davies (LAB)

Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor - Peter Aldous (CON)

Homelessness (End of Life Care) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor - Ed Davey (LDEM)

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 - Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor - Steve Reed (LAB)

Local Electricity Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Jeremy Lefroy (CON)

Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement and Education) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor - Jim McMahon (LAB)

Vagrancy (Repeal) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Layla Moran (LDEM)

Live Animal Exports (Prohibition) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Theresa Villiers (CON)

Registration of Marriage (No. 2) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Dame Caroline Spelman (CON)

Voyeurism (Offences) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
Sponsor - Wera Hobhouse (LDEM)

Unpaid Trial Work Periods (Prohibition) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor - Stewart Malcolm McDonald (SNP)

Refugees (Family Reunion) (No. 2) Bill 2017-19 - Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor - Angus Brendan MacNeil (SNP)


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