Green Party Spokespeople

We are currently updating our team of spokespeople on specialist topics. Please contact the press office if you would like a speaker other than those below

To interview our spokespeople please contact the Green Party press office: press@greenparty.org.uk

Phone: 020 3691 9401 (Journalists only)

 

Co-Leader & Work and Pensions: Jonathan Bartley

Jonathan Bartley

Jonathan Bartley is co-leader of the Green Party. He first joined the Green Party after hitting headlines during the 2010 general election when he confronted David Cameron over his plans for disabled children.

Jonathan has spent his time as co-leader of the Green Party championing disability rights, campaigning on the refugee crisis and calling for an end to indefinite detention. He has stood alongside grass roots activists across the country with their fights against fracking, HS2 and other threats to our environment.

Twitter @jon_bartley

 

Environment and Climate Change: Caroline Lucas MP

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Caroline Lucas is the UK’s first Green MP and represents Brighton Pavilion.

She previously served as a Member of the European Parliament, and between 2008 and 2012 was the Green Party's first ever leader.

Caroline is a member of the Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee, scrutinising proposals such as the Green Investment Bank and plans to embed sustainable development in every Government department. She is also a founding member of the influential Green New Deal group.

For media enquiries please contact Caroline’s press officer, Matthew Butcher, on 07885 459 904 or by email to clucasmedia@parliament.uk

 

 Deputy Leader & Culture, Media, and Sport: Amelia Womack

Amelia Womack, Green Party Deputy Leader

Amelia is the deputy leader of the Green Party of England and Wales and Co-Chair of the Greens for Europe campaign.

Amelia currently lives in Cardiff and holds a BSc in Environmental Biology and MSc in Environmental Technology. She has campaigned across a broad range of issues including TTIP, youth engagement and climate change. At the age of 31 she is the youngest leader of any UK political party.

Facebook GreenAmeliaWomack

Twitter @Amelia_Womack

 

EU Relations and Economy & Finance: Molly Scott Cato MEP

Molly Scott Cato

Molly Scott Cato is Green MEP for the South West of England and Gibraltar, elected in May 2014. She is a former Professor of Economics and has published widely, particularly on issues related to economics and finance. She is now a member of the Economics Committee in the European Parliament.

Before being elected as an MEP, Molly led the Green Group on Stroud District Council and was Chair of the Council’s Audit Committee. She was also previously campaigns director on the Party’s national executive and spent several years as co-chair of its regional council.

Twitter@MollyMEP

 

Migration: Jean Lambert MEP

Jean Lambert

Jean Lambert has been London's Green Party MEP since 1999. Her areas of focus include free movement, asylum, migration, equalities, climate justice and green jobs. She sits on the European Parliament's Committees on Employment & Social Affairs and Civil Liberties, and chairs its official delegation for countries in South Asia.

Jean is Co-President of the Parliament's Anti-Racism Intergoup. She is patron of human rights theatre company ice&fire, and sits on the Council of the civil liberties organisation Liberty. She has produced numerous publications, most recently on TTIP, the refugee crisis and air pollution. Jean co-chairs the Green Party's Greens for Europe campaign to remain in the EU.

Twitter @GreenJeanMEP

  

Transport: Caroline Russell

Caroline Russell is a walking and cycling campaigner based in London, specialising in advocacy on behalf of pedestrians. She has campaigned successfully for 20mph limits on main roads in Islington, and works to promote active travel by reducing road danger and air pollution while creating more people-friendly streets where the public health benefits of walking and cycling can be enjoyed.

She was elected as the sole opposition councillor in Islington in May 2014, representing Highbury East Ward.

Website: highburyonfoot.blogspot.com

Twitter @highburyonfoot

  

Animals: Keith Taylor MEP

Keith

Keith is fiercely committed to protecting the rights of animals - and to promoting higher standards of animal welfare across the EU.

As  Vice-Chair of the European Parliament’s Intergroup on animal welfare, Keith has campaigned to ban all fur imports, to end cruel industrialised farming practices, and to stop the use of animals in experiments. He is also a strong advocate of the 'stop the badger cull' movement and is leading a campaign to end EU subsidies for bullfighting.

Keith has worked to ensure the EU upholds its ban on the import of seal products, campaigned against the cruel practice of shark finning, and has put pressure on Japan to end its current whaling practices.

And as a member of the Parliament's Transport and Tourism Committee, Keith has backed new tourism guidelines which aim to improve welfare standards for animals across the world.

 

Please contact the press office for our latest team of spokespeople

To interview our spokespeople please contact the Green Party press office: press@greenparty.org.uk

Phone: 020 3691 9401 (Journalists only)