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Political Leadership by David Flint.

"There are plenty of substitutes for carbon but there is no substitute for political leadership." Mark Lynas. The God Species, 2011, p 228.

In September Caroline Lucas was named 'MP of the Year' in the Scottish Widows & Dods Women in Public Life Awards - just 16 months after she became the first Green to enter the UK Parliament. The citation says: "Caroline's [election] was a remarkable achievement against all the odds, providing inspiration to minor parties, to women and to ecologists. Caroline's influence on people who have encountered her has been profound. She has already made her mark on parliament, standing up against its outdated practices and tabling a number of motions and amendments which have gained cross-party support."

First published in the EGP members newsletter, December 2011

Published and promoted by Bill Linton for Enfield Green Party, both at 39A Fox Lane, London N13 4AJ