Caroline Lucas expertly exposes Jacob Rees-Mogg’s hypocrisy over tuition fee debt

From Evolve Politics: BBC Question Time on 6 July featured Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg and Green MP Caroline Lucas.

Caroline’s response to the Tory logic espoused by Rees-Mogg: “So I just thought it was interesting how Jacob spent the first half of the programme saying that government debt is really bad, and we need to avoid it at all costs, and he just spent the last ten minutes saying that student debt is absolutely fine, and don’t worry about it at all.”

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Caroline Lucas at the #LeadersDebate: “We’ve shown we can change the course of history”

Caroline Lucas eschewed party political advantage in her address to the ITV Leaders’ Debate, to express sentiments that most progressive voters are likely to agree with:

Caroline Lucas on ITV Leaders' Debate

Tonight Caroline Lucas spoke with honesty and hope to the people of Britain. When people come together and reach for a bigger future, we can change the course of history 💚

Posted by Green Party of England and Wales on Thursday, May 18, 2017

“Never in my lifetime has our future felt so uncertain. Brexit, climate change, an NHS in crisis. But when people come together and reach for a bigger future, we can change the course of history. Read more

Caroline Lucas: 10 things no one tells you before you first enter Parliament

From The Independent: “8) You can’t breastfeed – or wear T-shirts with slogans.

“The parliamentary rules on dress code have always seemed a bit of a mystery to me, but they appear to exercise a number of colleagues. For example, Labour’s Thomas Docherty seems to have a problem with women wearing denim in the House, even asking for guidance “as to what is an appropriate dress code for the mother of Parliaments”.

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