My Views

Jenny regularly writes a blog, see below, and occasionally writes for publications including The Guardian, The Independent and The Telegraph

  • Withdrawal Bill needs to include scrutiny for any backwards steps on the environment (1/16/2020) - With all the Henry the Eighth powers, secondary legislation making powers, and judicial erasure powers that Parliament will have handed to the Government in the Withdrawal Bill and other Brexit legislation, Ministers are going to… More
  • Clean Air Bill goes to Lords (1/13/2020) - My Clean Air Bill has been submitted to the Lords today and will hopefully reach a 2nd reading in a few months. It is one of five separate Bills being put forward by MPs and… More
  • Queen Speech: my response to the crime and justice sections (1/9/2020) - My Lords, it came as no surprise to me that there was nothing to delight my soul in the Government’s programme. For example, a fair justice system that keeps people safe takes more than a… More
  • Leading Labour peer and rail expert slams HS2 (1/6/2020) - Lord Berkeley has sent me a copy of his dissenting report on the HS2 Review and it is damning. It isn’t just his criticisms of the way he was written out of the process, despite… More
  • Met Police acted unlawfully in Extinction rebellion ban (11/6/2019) - This is an historic win because for the first time we’ve challenged the police on overstepping their powers and we’ve won. It’s great. This shows how the police have gone beyond their powers when dealing with… More
  • Incinerators have no place in a zero-carbon world (10/31/2019) - I find it infuriating that Labour and Lib Dem councils are still approving waste from energy incinerators while their national parties declare a Climate Emergency. Labour have passed a motion at their conference aiming for… More
  • Two years after Grenfell and what has changed? (10/30/2019) - Part 1 of the Inquiry into the fire at Grenfell Tower has been published and the obvious question is why hasn’t the government removed the cladding from the other 400 high rise buildings that could… More
  • Future Generations Bill introduced (10/21/2019) - Today, I am introducing the Future Generations Bill on behalf of independent peer, John Bird (founder of Big Issue). This Bill aims to look after the interests of the very young and those not yet… More
  • Court date 24th October – Extinction rebellion ban (10/18/2019) - Extinction Rebellion’s application for Judicial Review has been scheduled for an urgent day-long hearing in the High Court on Thursday 24 October from 10.30am. Baroness Jenny Jones, Caroline Lucas MP, Clive Lewis MP, David Drew… More
  • Legal challenge to Extinction Rebellion ban (10/16/2019) - A collection of Climate rebels, including Parliamentarians such as myself, Caroline Lucas MP and Ellie Chowns MEP, are taking the Met Police to court to challenge the Section 14 Order which bans Extinction Rebellion Protests… More