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Triggering Article 50 makes for worrying times for Bristol’s businesses, warns MEP

As Theresa May triggers article 50, Molly has warned that Bristol and other cities in the South West face an exodus of those employed in finance and related sectors and that the majority of SMEs exporting to the EU believe the impact of leaving the single market will be ‘negative’ or ‘very negative’.

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Brexit and Trade: Moving from Globalisation to Self-Reliance

This report explores options for trade post-Brexit and concludes that a radical shift in economic policy, which reduces dependency on exports and makes the UK more self-sufficient, is the only chance there is of making Brexit successful.

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EU transparency rules: helping shine a spotlight on tax dodging, but must go further, says MEP

New EU rules, which Greens helped secure, have exposed banks for stashing away their profits in tax havens. These rules need to be extended to all sectors, says Molly.

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Microplastics – a sea of waste

(Article from Making Tracks, Spring 2017) Microplastics – tiny plastic beads, granules, fibres and fragments less than 5mm in diameter – are saturating our oceans and having a severe impact on marine life. The government recently consulted on banning microbeads – one form of micro plastic – from cosmetics and personal care products. Molly, whose […]

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Green MEP slams government over failure to deliver ‘cheap’ renewable energy

Molly has accused the government of failing consumers and the environment over energy policy following projections that onshore wind and solar will be as cheap or cheaper than gas by 2020.

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