Molly responds in the Western Morning News to claims by the the pesticides industry that EU restrictions on pesticide use will see the demise of popular British crops like apples or carrots.
Molly Scott Cato, MEP for the South West and Green Party finance speaker, has said that EU demands for an extra £1.7bn from the UK towards the EU budget raises serious questions.
Molly Scott Cato MEP has condemned climate and energy targets agreed by European leaders at a summit today, describing the 2030 targets as ‘totally unambitious and destructive to the South West economy’.
The new European Commission has today been accepted by the European Parliament but was voted against by Molly Scott Cato, the UK’s other two Green MEPs and many other MEPs as well. The Greens/EFA political group in the Parliament opposed the appointment of the entire Commission. One of the appointments causing concern for the UK’s … Read moreUK Green MEPs reject new European Commission
Green MEP Molly Scott Cato has reacted angrily to the latest report from the pesticides industry, which claims that the UK will no longer be able to produce a number of popular fruits and vegetables if new restrictions on the use of toxic chemicals are introduced by the European Union. Dr Scott Cato said: “This publication … Read moreGreen MEP condemns new report from pesticide industry as ‘scare tactics’
Molly has jointly signed a letter to the European Commission on an EU initiative that threatens to allow ‘biodiversity offsetting’ as a means of justifying development projects that damage biodiversity.
Molly’s challenge to Joaquín Almunia, outgoing EU Competition Commissioner, on his recommendation that the financial deal for Hinkley C nuclear power station be given the green light together with his response.
Hinkley verdict: Molly pledges to fight on Despite the intense lobbying of the out-going commission from Molly and other Green MEPs, a majority of commissioners voted in favour of the financial deal that will result in massive public subsidy for the construction of a new nuclear power plant in Somerset. Molly says: “In waving through … Read moree-news, 15th October 2014
The team of Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West, are demonstrating their commitment to conflict free minerals by switching to smartphones from Fairphone, a social enterprise seeking to raise awareness about conflict minerals in electronics and the wars that they fuel . Fairphone ensure their smartphones are made with conflict-free minerals from … Read moreGreen team commit to conflict free minerals
As thousands of people are set to join a European day of action this Saturday against the TTIP trade deal between the EU and US, the Green Party is warning new evidence has emerged of the threats posed by the deal.