• Jean
  • Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • Member
  • United Kingdom Green Party
  • Date of birth: 1 June 1950, Orsett


  • DSAS Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia


  • CPDE Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • EMPL Committee on Employment and Social Affairs


  • LIBE Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • D-IN Delegation for relations with India
  • D-AF Delegation for relations with Afghanistan

Most recent activities

  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted 69 years ago today. Yet, across the globe, human rights continue to be chipped away and come under attack. This Human Rights Day, I pledge to continue to speak out against hatred and stand up for equality. Who's with me? ✊
    10/12/2017 15:16 - facebook
  • Is online privacy a human right? This morning, I'll be speaking on this topic at the annual Sakharov Debate - organised jointly by the UCL European Institute and the European Parliament in the UK. We'll be examining issues such as hate speech, psychometric voter targeting during the Brexit campaign, and the recent revelations of the Paradise Papers. Tune in on Facebook Live from 11am-12.30pm (London time), by clicking on the link below. Or join the debate on Twitter using the hashtag #SakharovUK.
    08/12/2017 11:39 - facebook
  • In 2017, 1 in 4 of the EU's population (some 119 million people) is risk of poverty and social exclusion. I'm co-hosting an event this morning in the European Parliament, with EAPN - European Anti Poverty Network, on how we can make real progress on social rights, social standards and poverty reduction. If you're homeless, words won't help. We need concrete changes that will improve the situation on the ground.
    07/12/2017 11:58 - facebook
  • The Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley is in Calais today learning about the crisis faced by the hundreds of young people sleeping rough in the region this winter. Watch live to find out more, including what you can do to help!
    06/12/2017 12:21 - facebook
  • In the first nine months of this year, 222 flights were cancelled after German pilots refused to fly failed asylum seekers back to Afghanistan. Huge respect for these pilots may have saved lives by taking a stand ✊
    06/12/2017 11:59 - facebook
  • The Government is great at hoovering up data on the residency status of people using the NHS. It's seemingly not so good at collecting data on sustainable funding, NHS bed shortages and patient care. This report from the the British Medical Association found that the number of overnight hospital beds in England has actually dropped by 1/5 over the past decade:
    05/12/2017 12:04 - facebook



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