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Caroline Lucas

British politician, MP of the Green Party for Brighton Pavilion and former MEP for South-East England

Caroline Lucas is a British politician. She is the current Member of Parliament (MP) for Brighton Pavilion.[1] She was the leader of the Green Party of England and Wales from September 2008 to September 2012. She was later co-leader of the party with Jonathan Bartley from September 2016 to September 2018. She is the UK's first ever Green MP. She was first elected as an MP in the United Kingdom general election, 2010 and then re-elected in 2015 and again in 2017.[2]

Caroline Lucas

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Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales
In office
2 September 2016 – 4 September 2018
Serving with Jonathan Bartley
DeputyAmelia Womack
Preceded byNatalie Bennett
In office
5 September 2008 – 5 September 2012
DeputyAdrian Ramsay
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byNatalie Bennett
Principal Speaker of the Green Party of England and Wales
In office
30 November 2007 – 5 September 2008
Preceded bySiân Berry
Succeeded byPosition abolished
In office
2003 – 24 November 2006
Preceded byMargaret Wright
Succeeded bySiân Berry
Member of Parliament
for Brighton Pavilion
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded byDavid Lepper
Majority7,967 (14.6%)
Member of the European Parliament
for South East England
In office
14 June 1999 – 6 May 2010
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byKeith Taylor
Personal details
Born
Caroline Patricia Lucas

(1960-12-09) 9 December 1960 (age 58)
Malvern, England, UK
Political partyGreen Party UK (1986–1990)
Green Party of England and Wales (1990–present)
Spouse(s)Richard Savage
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Exeter
University of Kansas, Lawrence
WebsiteOfficial website

ReferencesEdit

  1. Johathan Walker (14 August 2014). "Green Party leader Natalie Bennett: Voters are ready to back a radical alternative to inequality". The Journal. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  2. Annabelle Dickson (12 August 2014). "Lesley Grahame selected to fight Norwich South for the Greens". EDP24. Retrieved 1 September 2014.