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History made as Caroline Lucas becomes first UK Green MP

Friday, 7 May 2010
Caroline Lucas MPHistory was made in the early hours of Friday morning as Caroline Lucas became the first Green Member of Parliament after winning the seat of Brighton Pavilion.

Ms Lucas, the leader of the Green party of England and Wales and a current MEP serving the South-East, said voters had made history by electing her to Parliament on a swing of 8.4%, amounting a majority of 1,252 ahead of Labour's Nancy Platts in second place.

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