Archives: Economics

Hinkley confirmed as ‘risky and expensive’ by National Audit Office – time to end this charade, says Green MEP

Molly calls again for Hinkley to be cancelled as National Audit Office agree it is ‘risky and expensive’.

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EU must tackle aggressive methods of tax advisors and lawyers

The European Commission will today present its proposal to create an obligation on intermediaries to systematically report to tax authorities any cross-border schemes with potentially aggressive tax planning elements they offer to their clients. A report from the Greens/EFA group in January 2017 showed the extent of the role of intermediaries in tax evasion and […]

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Stay within the Single Market to protect our steel industry says Green MEP

Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West of England, has today welcomed the European Parliament’s International Trade committee’s adoption of a new methodology for calculating anti-dumping duties saying that it illustrates the strength of the Single Market to protect our steel industry. The new agreement would make it possible to protect against dumping […]

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Ending freedom of movement could result in ‘meltdown’ of health care, warns MEP

Molly has said Conservative and Labour plans to end free movement will leave the country struggling to fill places in the HNS and care sectors.

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MEP urges transparency over ECB role in funding climate change

Molly has written to the president of the European Central Bank challenging them over ‘disguised subsidies’ to companies that are undermining goals on tackling climate change.

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