Jean Lambert

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

European Parliament
ASP 08G107
Rue Wiertz
B- 1047 Brussels

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)
Social Media


  • 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

Migration and Schengen border controls

Commission must defend spirit of Schengen and ensure common European interest prevails

The European Commission today presented a communication on migration policy, including its response ...

Land and Sea grabbing in West Africa


Feed the people or export for profit?

Morning 9.00Opening9.30 - 12.30Agricultural policy in West Africa: export or feed the people?Chair ...

Green Book Pensions

Jean Lambert

Green Book Pensions

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EU asylum rules

Human rights court issues damning verdict on EU's 'Dublin II' regulation on asylum seekers

The European Court of Human Rights today delivered its long-awaited judgment in the case of an Afgha...

Role of minimum income

Jean Lambert

Role of minimum income in combating poverty and promoting an inclusive society in Europe

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Poverty and income

Greens call for framework rules on minimum income as key to addressing poverty in Europe

The European Parliament is today debating tackling poverty in the context of the European and intern...

Minimum income


Time for a Directive ?

In the context of the European Year for combating poverty and social exclusion, this conference will aim at debating about barriers and gaps of minimum income schemes in the light national situations and explore what can be done at European level.

Situation of the Roma people in Europe

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Greens/EFA urge the French authorities to immediately suspend all expulsions of Roma and underline that these measures are in violation of EU Treaties and law, since they amount to a discrimination on the basis of race and ethnicity and of Directive 2004/38/EC on the free movement of citizens and of their families in the EU.

Climate change and working time


Fairer work to protect the climate

The seminar aims at assessing the possible impact of working time on climate change. Would shorter work time reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Do working hours have a role in reducing carbon footprints? Those are questions that will be raised during the seminar.

Seasonal Workers

Greens welcome common sense approach to seasonal migrant workers

Commenting on the Commission proposal for a directive on seasonal employment. Green MEP Judith Sarge...

Green Jobs - Decent Work!


A Greens/EFA conference

This conference aims to define how to ensure good working conditions in the new sustainable economy and a socially just transformation. It will be divided in two panels dedicated to green quality jobs and to the Green New Deal and decent work.