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Vegan Politicians

Al Gore - US Vice President from 1993 to 2001

Al Gore - US Vice President from 1993 to 2001

I changed my diet to a vegan diet, really just to experiment to see what it was like. I felt better, so I continued with...
Bill Clinton - US President from 1993 to 2001

Bill Clinton - US President from 1993 to 2001

I was a heart attack waiting to happen… I went on an essentially plant-based diet. I live on beans, legumes, vegetables,...
Cathy Jamieson - Labour Party MP from 2010 - 2015

Cathy Jamieson - Labour Party MP from 2010 - 2015

I had been vegetarian for a long time for ethical reasons; I felt there was no need to eat meat. Becoming vegan was part...
Chris Williamson - Labour Party MP from 2010 - 2015

Chris Williamson - Labour Party MP from 2010 - 2015

I abhor cruelty in any form and the way in which animals are reared has become more intensive, which has inevitably comp...
Cory Booker - US Politician & New Jersey Senator

Cory Booker - US Politician & New Jersey Senator

Being vegan for me is a cleaner way of not participating in practices that don’t align with my values.
Henry Smith - Conservative MP

Henry Smith - Conservative MP

The environmental argument for being vegetarian is significant. The carbon footprint of the average vegetarian is much l...
Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party

As a vegetarian all my adult life, I have used my position in parliament to advocate for greater animal welfare protecti...
Kerry McCarthy - Labour MP from 2005 - present

Kerry McCarthy - Labour MP from 2005 - present

People are increasingly turning to a plant-based lifestyle and I would encourage people who are considering cutting meat...
Natalie Bennett - leader of the Green Party

Natalie Bennett - leader of the Green Party

I really don’t miss meat. We should not be feeding grain to livestock in large bulk. We should be making that grain avai...
Tony Benn

Tony Benn

Having been made aware of the need for it, I have never lost sight of my vegetarianism. Unquestioning brutality like sla...

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