Jean Lambert

Function Member
Phone Brussels+32-2-2845507
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-88175507
E-Mail
Office

Brussels
European Parliament
ASP 08G107
Rue Wiertz
B- 1047 Brussels

Strasbourg
European Parliament
LOW T05087
Allée du Printemps - B.P. 1024/F
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party The Green Party of England and Wales
CountryUnited Kingdom
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (Substitute Member)
Employment and Social Affairs (Member)
Employment and Social Affairs (Coordinator)
Delegations India (Substitute Member)
Afghanistan (Substitute Member)
South Asia (Chair)
Web http://www.jeanlambertmep.org.uk/
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  • Member of the UK Green Party since 1977
  • Speaker for the Green Party of England and Wales, 1992-93 and 1998-1999
  • Chair of the Green Party Executive in 1994
  • Author of No Change? No Chance!  
  • Member of the Campaign for Climate Change Advisory Board
  • Involvement in Charter 88, the Hansard Society, the Dalit Solidarity Network, Make Votes Count, Justice and the Waltham Forest Race Equality Council
  • First woman to chair the board of a building society in the UK (Ecology Building Society).
  • Was voted 2005 MEP of the year in the field of Justice and Human Rights
  • Member of the European Parliament since 1999

 


Relevant Articles

Road Transport
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Parliament vote on mobility risks creating second class workers

Mobility Package

The majority of Members of the European Parliament, have voted in favour of exemptions for a range of transport journeys from the Posting of Workers Directive.

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Coordination of social security systems

Quote from Jean Lambert MEP

Today, trilogue negotiations between the European Parliament, Commission and Council have just concl...

Women working in textile factory
Women working in textile factory
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A big step towards a more social Europe

European Labour Authority

Negotiations on the European Labour Authority have just been concluded with stronger protections for cross-border workers. The European Labour Agency will strengthen the functioning of the Internal Market and will help better detect mailbox companies, bogus self-employment and other fraudulent business models across all EU Member States and mediate between national authorities in labour disputes. It will also cooperate with trade unions and social partners in EU Member States. The Greens/EFA group have long argued for a more social Europe that protects workers' rights.

Say no to corruption
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New report: The cost of corruption across the EU

Corruption

The report on the cost of corruption on citizens' life finds that with the €904 billion a year lost to corruption across the EU we could end world hunger, eliminate malaria, provide basic education, safe water, sanitation, healthcare and electricity and still have money left over (€360 billion). The Greens/EFA group are calling for the EU and its Member States to take a far more proactive stance in the fight against corruption.

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UNHCR, CC BY-NC 2.0
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EU Member States must show solidarity on the redistribution of refugees

Common European Asylum Policy

The European Commission has just announced the unravelling of the European asylum package and the postponement of the reform of the Dublin System for the redistribution of asylum seekers, a controversial issue between EU governments, as well as the amendment of the Asylum Procedures Regulation.

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A social budget for a social Union

European Social Fund Plus

"We are taking steps towards a more social union. Projects such as promoting jobs for young people and helping the homeless promote social cohesion and need more support. A social budget for the future must have top priority in the budget negotiations. A social Europe can show the value that the European Union can have in people's lives". Jean Lambert, Social Policy spokesperson for the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament, comments.

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Towards a more social Europe

Child benefit/EU Employment Agency

There will be no cuts in child benefit for parents whose children live in an EU Member State other than that in which the parents work, according to the European Parliament's Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) Committee.

Woman and river
Picture credit - johannes englich

Climate Displacement in a gender perspective

17.10.2018

the need for action at UN level

We know that climate change is a driver for migration and that it is happening already. We also know that climate change exacerbates gender inequalities. How we respond to climate-induced displacement and migration will be a paramount challenge.

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© Nancy Louie
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Diesel is finally considered carcinogenic for workers

Occupational health

he European Parliament has forced governments to recognise the carcinogenic nature of diesel engine emissions. This is an undeniable victory for the health of workers across Europe. Every year in the EU, 3 million workers are exposed to diesel pollution through the course of their professional activities.

refugees bulgaria
UNHCR, CC BY-NC 2.0

The EU-Turkey Statement and the Greek Hotspots

A failed European pilot project in refugee policy

The study shows how the hotspots approach, coupled with the implementation of the EU-Turkey statement, violates the rights of refugees and migrants and still fails to achieve its underlying dual aim, namely to contain migrants and refugees in order to deter potential new arrivals and to facilitate returns from Greece to Turkey.

Lampedusa refugees
UNHCR (CC BY-NC 2.0)
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Deaths on the Mediterranean must shake EU ministers into action

Home Affairs Council

Ahead of tomorrow's meeting of EU Home Affairs ministers, the Greens/EFA group is calling for progress on reforms to the Dublin system, which determines which Member State is responsible for an asylum claim.

Female worker in warehouse
Female worker in warehouse © Steve Debenport
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Revised directive will help reduce workplace cancer

Occupational Health

The European Parliament has voted on the final agreement on the revision to the directive on limiting exposure to carcinogens and mutagens at work.