Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas and the problem with diversity

22 August 2019 6:48

As Caroline Lucas found out last week, there comes a moment when a defective ideology collapses under the weight of…

Sunday political interviews round-up: ‘Show resolve’ over Gibraltar

2 April 2017 16:49

Michael Howard – ‘Show resolve’ over Gibraltar Former Conservative leader Michael Howard caused a stir on social media after his…

Green Party struggles to get to grips with its minimum wage

21 September 2016 17:04

It’s difficult being a Lefty. You come up with principled positions and stances and then people expect you to stand by…

Caroline Lucas could breathe new life into the Greens

2 September 2016 16:52

Winning the Green Party leadership race on a joint ticket makes Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley the first ever job…

Isil stands for Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Does David Cameron not realise this?

2 July 2015 18:09

It is very easy to make David Cameron and the Scottish National Party look ridiculous. But as every soldier and…

Russell Brand says vote (but not for Ed Miliband)

1 May 2015 14:22

At a recent screening of his new capitalism documentary the Emperor’s New Clothes, Russell Brand, the revolutionary who refuses to…

Who would have thought the Greens would be so rubbish with rubbish in Brighton?

18 April 2015 10:00

On Thursday Natalie Bennett spoke during the BBC Challengers’ Debate of the positive change Caroline Lucas has brought to British politics…

The Green Party’s animal policies: where the ridiculous outweighs the sensible

14 April 2015 18:45

Lo, the official Green Party manifesto was released, and the animals they did rejoice. Or did they? The British Association for…

Green Party cancels black tie fundraiser following members’ revolt

15 March 2015 15:51

The Green Party’s fundraising ball was set to be an event to rival the Tory Black and White ball. Tickets…

Greens finally admit a thousand members have not paid up

10 February 2015 14:26

The Green Party have finally admitted that their numbers are a bit squiffy. No, not their bonkers universal minimum income…

Two U-turns in one morning: Greens drop citizens’ income and hug-a-jihadi policy

2 February 2015 12:33

Natalie Bennett has just been taking questions as part of the Sky leaders’ debates for younger voters, and delivered the…

Green MP hides mention of party from campaign literature

29 January 2015 11:08

The Greens may be in the middle of a national ‘surge’, with more than 50,000 members, but in one part…

Brighton has become an object lesson in why it is a disaster to vote Green

15 October 2014 14:06

I have just moved back to Brighton, and I am happy to report that it remains as shambolic as ever.…

Caroline Lucas at today's anti-fracking protest in Balcombe, where she was later arrested. Picture: PA

Caroline Lucas’ fracking arrest won’t worry ministers, but here’s what will

19 August 2013 18:15

Caroline Lucas’ arrest this afternoon at the Balcombe fracking protest might be quite useful for the Green MP, but it’s…

Car crash in the desert?

19 April 2012 17:52

In 2004, when the Formula One circus first travelled to the Middle East for the inaugural Bahrain Grand Prix, there…

PMQs or St Paul’s protest?

2 November 2011 15:42

The Hair Shirt walked abroad at PMQs today. Those attending the Square Mile sleepover finally forced their agenda into the…

The green consensus in action

3 June 2011 16:41

A couple of days ago, I wrote about the deleterious effects of political consensus on energy policy. A good example…

Chris Huhne pitches to the left

1 May 2011 9:34

We’re used to AV platform-sharing by now — so it’s not the fact that Chris Huhne has written an article…