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Rana Plaza victims: London MEP calls on clothing companies to pay up

24 April 2014

Green MEP Jean Lambert speaks out against the "darker side" of the fashion industry, pointing out the importance of trade unions to protect the rights of workers and the necessity of the consumer to realise the "real human cost of a cheap t-shirt".

Londoners urged to remember Bangladesh factory disaster – one year on

24 April 2014

Despite remaining problems in ensuring all victims of the factory collapse receive compensation Green MEP Jean Lambert is pleased by the "willingness from many stakeholders to make progress" and that over 100 unions have been formed in the garment sector since last year.

London's 'hothouses' need energy efficiency measures, says Green MEP on Earth Day 2014

23 April 2014

"London still has some of the most inefficient housing in the UK" says Green MEP Jean Lambert nearly a decade after she wrote a report examining in detail how energy-inefficient London's homes were.

Attacking foreigners doesn't defend workers' rights, says Green MEP

23 April 2014

Green MEP Jean Lambert speaks out against the "xenophobic" UKIP campaign, instead calling for the UK to be "at the heart of the EU" to work towards ensuring equal rights and a living wage.

London Greens join pro-cannabis legalisation rally in Hyde Park

21 April 2014

London Green Party MEP candidate Caroline Allen writes about Sunday's pro-cannabis legalisation rally.

New rules risks making London's airports noisier, warns Euro-MP

17 April 2014

Green MEP Jean Lambert calls the revision on aviation rules "a blow for all European citizens living near airports", which will now enable the European Commission to overrule flight restrictions at airports, including night bans.

Euro-MPs agree to close loopholes on rights for 'posted' foreign workers

17 April 2014

Legislation to ensure minimum wage and other rights is "an important step forward" for the rights of workers temporarily posted in other EU member states says Green MEP Jean Lambert.

Euro-MPs agree to phase out plastic bags

17 April 2014

"Any measures to dramatically cut their use are to be welcomed" says Green MEP Jean Lambert as MEPs call for mandatory targets to reduce plastic bag use by 50% in three years and 80% over five.

Euro-MPs vote for safer roads for London

15 April 2014

Green MEP Jean Lambert welcomes the introduction of legislation that will force manufacturers to improve windows and mirrors to improve cyclists' visibility.

London Green Party welcomes MP investigation into London's air pollution

14 April 2014

Jean Lambert MEP welcomes the news that MPs are to investigate the state of London's air pollution.


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