Molly has welcomed new EU regulations on prohibiting the use of antibiotics in farming but warns that Brexit threatens to sacrifice the new rules ‘at the altar of trade’.
Molly has today added ‘Bad Girl’ Liz Bilney to her Bad Boys of Brexit website.
Molly has said government proposals to give pension funds ‘more confidence’ to divest from environmentally damaging fossil fuels lacks the legal force of EU regulation.
As EU agrees new 32% renewables target, Molly launches new report calling for eleventh-hour rejection of Hinkley C, an end to fossil fuel subsidies and massive investment in renewable energy, energy storage, and energy efficiency.
This report looks at why the UK is increasingly isolated in its approach to energy, with a government continuing to subsidise fossil fuels, nuclear power and actively promoting the fracking industry. It proposes some key steps that the UK needs to take in order to keep pace with the switch to renewables that is taking place across the globe.
Molly comments ahead of today’s Commons debate on the EU Withdrawal Bill which will include a vot on EEA membership.
As the Commons debates the EU Withdrawal Bill, Michael Barnier has confirmed to Molly that membership of the European Economic Area (EEA) together with a customs union arrangement is possible.
Molly appeals to the Shadow Brexit Secretary to support staying in the European Economic Area.
On Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th June, MPs will debate and vote on 15 Lords amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill. The government has allowed MPs just 12 hours to make some of the most important decisions of their political lives. The stakes couldn’t be higher. It is therefore crucial that MPs hear the voices … Read moreTemplate letter to South West MPs re: amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill
In the wake of revelations that HMRC have shelved plans to digitalise tax procedures due to Brexit, Molly has warned that at least a billion pounds of tax revenue will be lost.