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Jean Lambert London's Green MEP

Issue: Animals

The Green Group in the European Parliament has been at the forefront of campaigning to make animal rights a priority in European institutions. In 2008, Jean and her then fellow Green MEP Caroline Lucas, now MP for Brighton Pavilion, produced a publication detailing highlights of their work entitled Animal Protection: Green MEPs working for progress in the European Parliament.


Jean Lambert explains the work of the Green MEPs in the European Parliament to promote animal rights and increase animal protection


This covers the following topics:

  • EU ban on battery cages for laying hens
  • Animal experiments
  • Cat and dog fur trade
  • REACH legislation and animal testing
  • Seal products trade
  • Wild animals and habitats
  • Animals in ‘entertainment’
  • Live animal exports
  • Intensive farming