Archives: October 2017

Government list ‘50 secret studies’ sectors, but fail to satisfy MEP threatening court action

Molly has said announcing the sectors the government has analysed raises more questions than answers and will do nothing to reassure businesses, public services or the public or help them prepare for life outside the EU.

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MEP demands Electoral Commission publish findings of investigations into ‘disturbing allegations’ against Leave.EU campaign

Molly is demanding the Electoral Commission reveal the extent to which they have investigated alleged illegal spending intended to influence the 2016 EU referendum result.

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Letter and petition calling for Theresa May to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The UK’s Green parliamentarians have written to the Prime Minister urging her to “immediately suspend all arms exports to Saudi Arabia until the human rights of the people of Yemen can be fully guaranteed” and have launched a petition.

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EU crackdown on UK’s ‘anti-social’ tax avoidance behaviour

Molly has welcomed an EU investigation into UK rules which give an unfair advantage to large companies residing in the UK compared to small businesses.

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Statement from Molly Scott Cato on the use of glyphosate in farming in Europe

The renewal of the glyphosate licence in the EU is controversial in large part because so many farmers in the EU are heavily reliant on the herbicide to rid their fields of “weeds”/wildflowers. Many farmers are arguing that spraying glyphosate on their fields is a ‘sustainable alternative’ to tilling the soil with heavy machinery, which […]

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