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‘String vest’ Budget; Brexit has stolen all the clothes, says Green MEP

Molly responds to the 2017 Budget.

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Brexit will hit Leave voters hardest, not ‘metropolitan elite’, new academic study finds

New research has found that regions of the UK that voted strongly for Leave are also those regions with the greatest levels of dependency on European Union markets for their local economic development.

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MEPs challenge government on post-Brexit investment in clean energy

A cross-party group of MEPs has written to Nick Hurd, Minister for Climate Change and Industry demanding to know how the government plans to fund investment in clean energy post-Brexit.

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The South West has the country’s top rated beaches, but MEP warns against ‘watering down’ clean beach standards post-Brexit

Molly has said she is delighted, but not surprised, that a new survey has found seven of the ten best UK beaches are in the South West, with the top spot going to Weymouth and second place to Fistral beach in Cornwall. The survey by Trip Advisor also names two other Cornwall beaches in the […]

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Brexit Britain should beware the trade policies of Justin Trudeau

Molly writes for Staggers (New Statesman) on how she is not taken in by the charm offensive by Canadian prime minister. He is pushing for the damaging EU-Canada CETA trade deal, something Greens have always opposed.

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