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

  • People die and this government sits on its hands (6/22/2017) - The Mayor of London issued a high pollution alert on Tuesday evening, but not the government, not the NHS, nor Public Health England, nor the Met Office and I didn’t notice anything on the BBC.… More
  • Four reasons to vote Green (6/7/2017) - Climate change is the biggest threat facing humanity and it has been largely being ignored or sidelined by the bigger political parties. Yet last year was the hottest on record and those records are being… More
  • Labour manifesto: still lots of reasons to vote Green (5/16/2017) - Just like Caroline Lucas, I welcome the fact that so many of the Green Party ideas from our 2015 manifesto have become Labour Party policy under Corbyn. I spent 16 years on the London Assembly… More
  • When the NHS catches a computer bug are security services to blame? (5/15/2017) - There is no doubt that the delays and disruption caused by the NHS computer virus could have been avoided. The government could have used a fraction of the multi-billion security budget to enable hospital trusts to update… More
  • Cuts in traffic police cost lives (5/10/2017) - RoadPeace Lawless Roads Report 2017 Today’s report by RoadPeace shows the urgent need to reverse the cuts to traffic police, enforce the rules of the road and provide genuine justice for the victims of dangerous… More
  • New report shows need for driving bans (5/2/2017) - I was involved in taking evidence and drawing up the recommendations in the new report from the Parliamentary cycling group. Many of the stories I heard were of injustice, as the rules of the road… More
  • Finance is key to local energy independence (5/1/2017) - The creation of local energy companies could be the best way for Mayors and local authorities to reduce costs for residents and clean up energy supplies. The six metro areas across the U.K. electing a… More
  • Lords must fight government power grab (3/30/2017) - Today, the government revealed that they are reaching for the Henry 8th powers, which are the nearest this country comes to making law by Ministerial diktat. The Lords has to do everything in its power… More
  • A Green Brexit for business (3/30/2017) - Follow the link to see the range of voices discussing a green Brexit in the Green Business Magazine (paywall, but free trial available). This is taken from the interview I did. Although I voted Leave,… More
  • A sad day for Parliament (3/14/2017) - The Lords failed to stick to its guns and amend the Article 50 Bill to allow a meaningful vote on the final outcome of negotiations and also to secure the rights of 3 million EU… More