Archives: Economics

Leaving the customs union could prompt our ‘screwdriver operations’ manufacturing sector to fall apart

Molly writes for Business Green on the importance of our membership of the EU for UK manufacturing businesses.

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UK rush to incinerate will undermine recycling says new report

Molly responds to a new report which says the UK’s rush to build incinerators will result in over capacity that will undermine recycling.

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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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