Archives: Brexit

New study reveals negative economic impacts of Brexit on South West towns and cities

Swindon heads the list of cities in the South West that will face an adverse economic impact from Brexit and Molly renews a call to South West MPs to press for the UK to remain in the single market and customs union.

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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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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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MEP calls on South West Labour MPs to back referendum on Brexit deal

Molly has called on the region’s Labour MPs to back a ratification referendum on the final Brexit deal, following a recent survey showing a majority of Labour members support the idea.

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