Jean Lambert, is a Member of the European Parliament for the London region. A former teacher from Walthamstow, East London, Jean has been London’s Green MEP since 1999.
Jean has been an active member of the UK Green Party since 1977 and was Principal Speaker for the Green Party of England and Wales from 1992-93 and 1998-99. She was chair of the Green Party Executive in 1994.
Jean is involved with a number of committees in the European Parliament. She is:
- a member of The Employment and Social Affairs Committee working on issues including immigration, social inclusion, workers’ rights and social security.
- a substitute member of the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee.
- Vice President of three cross-party Parliamentary Intergroups including; the Intergroup on Ageing; the Intergroup on Anti-poverty and the Intergroup on Anti-racism and Diversity. She is also a member of the Intergroups on Disability and Gay and Lesbian rights.
- the spokesperson on asylum and refugees for the Green group. She was Rapporteur on the Parliament’s latest asylum report.