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New leader replaces Brighton MP

The MP for Brighton Pavilion will be replaced as Leader of the Green Party later. Caroline Lucas MP is stepping down from the role as the party tries to bring a new generation of activists into parliament.

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Caroline Lucas steps down

Caroline Lucas MP at the Green Party Conference Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The Green Party will announce who will replace Caroline Lucas MP as leader later.

The Brighton Pavilion MP announced she would be standing down as leader earlier this year to make way for a new generation of activists to enter parliament.

The 51-year-old will continue to serve her Sussex constituency.

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