Caroline Lucas (@CarolineLucas )

Caroline Lucas

Bio Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, former leader and co-leader of @TheGreenParty, Mum
Location Brighton
Tweets 24,2K
Followers 453,3K
Following 6,0K
Account created 08-10-2009 08:46:30
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Twitter Web App : #Coronavirus has highlighted weakness in our food system

Local independent food shops & producers must be supported, food poverty tackled & we should shift to sustainable & healthy system

My letter to Govt on #covid19 response👇

Sustain SusFoodTrust
carolinelucas.com/latest/coronav…

iPhone : Some good news - almost three quarters of new electricity generation capacity built last year uses renewable energy - an all time record

In their response to current crisis, governments must build on this to ensure a #greenrecovery #BuildBackBetter theguardian.com/environment/20…

iPhone : After this crisis, remember the NHS is not drained by migrants, but sustained by them | Nesrine Malik | Opinion | The Guardian theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

iPhone : It’s surely common sense to create as much open space as possible to allow socially-distanced exercise.

Let's open up golf courses to the public (there are 300,000 acres of them across UK) and give people more room to walk and run.

Sign the petition:

chng.it/276GwKd9Z9'

iPhone : Nurse Danielle T RN 💙#TeamNHS #StayHomeStaySafe 💖 is going back to work on a Covid ward today after a period of self-isolation. This was her powerful plea on the Shelagh Fogarty show yesterday for the equipment that nurses need to keep themselves, their patients and their families safe.

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iPhone : Brexit Britain has quietly obtained EU support to help cover the costs of repatriation flights during the coronavirus crisis, taking advantage of a Brussels programme that subsidises efforts to bring back stranded nationals. 

ft.com/content/1bf986… via @financialtimes

iPhone : Deeply worrying reflection on the impact of coronavirus on poorer nations
We need to boost aid budgets, & wherever possible share expertise & resources
This nightmare has shown how interconnected the world is - our response must be too theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

iPhone : Hurrah! Ministers have listened to all who campaigned for children eligible for free school meals to continue to get vouchers to buy food over Easter holidays

Please can vouchers now be redeemable in local food shops not just supermarkets! #BiteBack2030 thetimes.co.uk/article/no-10-…

iPhone : The pandemic is reminding us how quickly industry can convert when needed. Are there lessons for rapid transition in the climate crisis? Our latest story surveys the history of industrial conversion. Read it here & let us know about other examples:

rapidtransition.org/stories/conver…

Twitter Web App : .Brighton & Hove Albion ⚽️ showing real leadership over #Coronavirus

- vowed to pay all staff, inc casual match day staff
- offered 1,000 tickets to NHS staff
- club bosses take pay cut to protect jobs

So positive the club are showing what it means to pull together in a crisis #Brighton

Twitter Web App : Climate action can't wait, so the delay to the UN climate summit is a major setback

But it means more time to use COP26 to shape a post #Coronavirus world built on fairness & sustainability #GreenRecovery

Me in The House Live 👇

politicshome.com/news/article/t…

Twitter Web App : .Brighton & Hove Pride symbolises the spirit of #Brighton & is so much part of our city, so this will understandably disappoint so many

But I know it will come storming back with an even more brilliant Pride in 2021!

theargus.co.uk/news/18353745.…

Twitter Web App : "We cannot continue to allow democracy to be warped by system where many are excluded ... & votes do not match seats”

Green Party UK leaders call on new Labour leader to pledge to support electoral reform

Labour members want it, democracy demands it

theguardian.com/politics/2020/…