Archives: July 2017

Labour’s push to leave the customs union will decimate British industry

Molly writes for Politics.co.uk on how a pledge by Corbyn that a future Labour government would leave the customs union destroys any remaining reputation the party has for economic competence.

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The EU supports poorer regions. Will the Tories abandon them after Brexit?

Molly writes for the Guardian on how UK contributions to the EU budget are returned to areas that might have otherwise found it difficult to make a case for funding. She fears this will not continue post-Brexit.

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Written question to Commission on EU-Japan trade deal

Details of a written question to the EU Commission on the proposed Japan-EU trade deal, known as JEFTA, challenging the apparent imbalance around proposals to drop tariffs on cheese exports in return for lower tariffs on imported Japanese cars.

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Brexit update July 2017

Brexit update from Molly, July 2017

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Green MEP welcomes Gove pledge on ‘Green Brexit’ but says Environment Secretary still in ‘special measures’

Molly welcomes a pledge by Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, that in future he wants farm subsidies paid on the basis of social and environmental benefits.

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