e-news sent on 27th November 2014. Issues include: ‘LuxLeaks’, banking reform, plastic waste, TTIP, a visit to the Christmwas Without Cruelty Fair in Exeter and nomination for European Parliamentarian of the Year!
On the day that Pope Francis spoke to the European Parliament, Molly Scott Cato MEP has launched a Green website called the Seven Deadly Sins of Banking.
New EU rules to reduce plastic bag use have been agreed in Europe, thanks to leadership by the Greens.
Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West, will be the special guest at the popular annual Christmas Without Cruelty Festival in Exeter this Saturday.
Greens have welcomed a recommendation that the UK government’s legal action against a clamp down on bankers’ bonuses be rejected by the European Court of Justice.
The first Green MEP for the South West, Molly Scott Cato, is in line for a ‘Green Ribbon’ award for European Parliamentarian of the Year tomorrow. She is nominated for her ‘impressive performance as a newly elected MEP’. The Green Ribbon Political Awards (ciwem.org/greenribbon/) are awarded to politicians, businesses and NGOs both in the UK and … Read moreSouth West Green MEP nominated as Parliamentarian of the Year
e-news sent on 13th November 2014. Issues include: a challenge to Commission President Juncker on the Luxleaks scandal, Molly’s visit to Cornwall to find out what European funding is doing to support the region and her appearance on a TTIP panel in Bristol.
Green demands that EU Commission President, Jean Claude Juncker, explain himself to the European Parliament over a huge tax avoidance scam by multinationals in Luxembourg have paid off.
Published on Remembrance Day, Molly argues that the militarisation of society has become normalised and that war and its thousands of victims have become part of the scenery of our lives. She suggests there is a risk that the red poppy itself, that poignant symbol of loss and respect, is being hijacked by a particular interpretation of what it means to be patriotic.
South West Green MEP, Molly Scott Cato, will join a panel discussion on the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) EU-US trade deal in Bristol on Saturday.