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Leader of Welsh Green Party drives ten year old, gas-guzzling Jaguar

By Tim Montgomerie
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Pippa Bartolotti is currently leader of the Green Party in Wales and she's standing for the leadership of the UK-wide party, to succeed Caroline Lucas. Two months ago she was in trouble for waving a Nazi flag. Today's Independent reveals that she owns a very nice Jaguar X-type (similar to the one pictured above). She has so far refused to trade it in for something with a smaller carbon footprint:

"Am I suddenly going to pay 25-grand for an electric car which I can't charge up hardly anywhere, because there's no infrastructure, and even if I could charge it up, a lot of the energy would be coming from dirty, coal-fired power stations?"

Yet again with the green movement it's do as I say, not as I do.