Jenny was introduced to the House of Lords on 5th November 2013, having been elected by Party members to represent the Green Party there. She took her peer title – Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb – from the council estate she grew up on in Brighton
A catalogue of all Jenny’s contributions to the House can be viewed here
Peers can initiate new legislation and Jenny has tabled a number of private members bills
Peers are allowed to table up to seven Oral Questions per parliamentary session. These questions are for answer by a Government Minister and take the form of a short debate in the main chamber
Another option for initiating debate is Question for short debate.
All peers are in theory able to contribute to any debate though in practise the House would quickly tire of someone who insisted on speaking on every topic or every day. There is no chairperson, the House decides who will speak
Peers are also able to table questions for written answer by HMG
All-Party Parliamentary Groups are informal cross-party groups that have no official status within Parliament. Jenny is an officer of the following APPGs – Cycling, Heathrow Expansion, Transport Safety and Vegetarianism and Veganism
Jenny has produced a transparency statement declaring her financial and office arrangements
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