Green pressure has helped secure new EU rules on credit and debit card interchange fees.
Greens in Europe announce they are to refer back the decision on the funding for Hinkley C to the EU Commission.
A special conference hosted by Green MEPs will this week dismantle the case for Hinkley C nuclear power station and bring an end to the argument that nuclear is ever part of a sustainable energy future.
This edition of Molly’s e-news has a heavy focus on the South West as Molly has spend a week of the last fortnight visiting different parts of the region during her ‘constituency week’.
Molly has pushed for a series of Green amendments to TTIP, as the European Parliament considers its position on the controversial trade deal.
Molly Scott Cato has accused MPs of forcing GM food on an unwilling British public, following a recommendation by the The Science and Technology Committee of the House of Commons.
The European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs committee has voted on draft new EU rules on sensitive money market funds, commonly known as ‘shadow banks’.
Molly’s team are organising a major conference on nuclear power and Hinkley in London to coincide with the 4th anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.
In this edition you can read about the Green’s success in securing an inquiry into the Lux Leaks tax avoidance scandal and a resolution proposed by the Greens on new legislation to ensure mandatory origin labelling for meat in processed foods. Also the latest on TTIP and why Greens are pressing for divestment in fossil fuels.
Molly will be part of a special committee that will investigate tax evasion and dumping in Europe following a vote today in the European Parliament.