Archives: Economics

Call for government action on new VAT regulations threatening South West micro-businesses

New EU VAT regulations designed to prevent multinational corporations from avoiding tax on digital sales in other countries are likely to have a devastating impact on some of the South West’s micro-businesses, claims the region’s Green MEP.

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Molly responds to autumn statement

Molly has described the autumn statement as another missed opportunity to help the economy work for the common good and shows the government’s economic and environmental illiteracy.

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The Pope of the poor and the Seven Deadly Sins of banking practice

Whether you choose the religious terminology of sin or the secular language of social harm, it is clear that banks have not been helping the poor but have focused on the wealthy few.

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Green MEP uses Pope’s visit to draw attention to ‘deadly sins of banking’

On the day that Pope Francis spoke to the European Parliament, Molly Scott Cato MEP has launched a Green website called the Seven Deadly Sins of Banking.

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Greens welcome decision on bankers’ bonus ruling

Greens have welcomed a recommendation that the UK government’s legal action against a clamp down on bankers’ bonuses be rejected by the European Court of Justice.

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