My Views

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

  • Restore our democracy, not just the buildings (7/15/2019) - The home of our democracy is falling apart and it is plain for anyone to see. We have buckets in the corridors collecting drips, dregs and sometimes even gushes. Sometimes water even mixes with electricity… More
  • Latest Podcast out (7/10/2019) - Green Jenny Jones talk to Shane Collins about how to decriminalise drugs I worked with Shane for years in the London Green Party, before he moved to Frome and got himself elected to Mendip District… More
  • Podcast. Neil Woods “Ending the war on drugs” (6/25/2019) - I talk to Neil Woods, one of Britain’s most successful (ex) undercover police officers.  Neil has authored two fascinating books about his experiences as an undercover cop turned whistle blower “Good Cop, Bad War” and… More
  • Crowdfunder: referendum law breakers (6/19/2019) - For democracy to work fairly and effectively, all campaigners and parties must operate on a level playing field; no one can be above the rule of law.  Whichever way we voted in the referendum, we… More
  • Letter to Minister about systematic use of child spies (6/11/2019) - Dear Minister Thank you for your positive response to my Oral Question on 18th March when I raised the issue of juveniles being used as Covert Human Intelligence Sources. As I mentioned during my question,… More
  • Latest podcast (6/4/2019) - Jenny talks to Mike Schwarz, civil liberties lawyer, about the right to protest Mike Schwarz has been a human rights lawyer at Bindmans for 25 years. He has represented numerous campaigners, including all three of… More
  • HS2, Colne Valley and the threat to London’s water supply (5/30/2019) - The chalk hills of the Chilterns act as a giant reservoir, with water slowing seeping down into streams in the Colne Valley and onwards into the Thames Valley to London. The crowded South East often has periods… More
  • The Heathrow question (5/15/2019) - The government can’t push ahead with Heathrow, unless they reject the latest advice from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). In 2016, the Airports Commission used evidence from the CCC to state that Heathrow expansion… More
  • Green win: rights for Property Guardians (5/13/2019) - It’s not often that a Minister starts a sentence by thanking a political opponent for introducing an issue and then says “How right she was to raise it in the way she did in October. I’m grateful… More
  • Making Clean Air a legal right (5/12/2019) - The Times has taken up the campaign for a new Clean Air Bill to ensure that everyone has the right to breathe unpolluted air. Hopefully that means my Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill is one step nearer… More