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Green party peer Jenny Jones: I wish I had been elected

The first Green Party peer to be appointed to the House of Lords admitted she was not looking forward to the role.

Jenny Jones. a former London mayoral candidate, said: "I wish I had been elected to it, not just appointed."

But she told the Daily Politics that her appointment - from next month - would be the chance of a "green voice in a very important institution".

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