Molly will join a march in defense of Bristol’s scientific and environmental credentials and has pledged to hold the government to account over promises it made to match EU funding for universities post-Brexit.
Molly is demanding the government urgency disclose the results of ‘secret studies’ into the potential impacts of a hard Brexit.
Molly has written to David Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, calling on him to make public the results of any studies carried out by the government into the impacts of a hard Brexit scenario.
Molly has said her worst fears over Brexit are being realised following revelations that the government is planning to ‘scale down its concern over climate change and the trade in illegal wildlife’ after leaving the EU.
Molly has warned that roaming charges for those travelling to the continent could hit consumers post-Brexit.
As Theresa May triggers article 50, Molly has warned that Bristol and other cities in the South West face an exodus of those employed in finance and related sectors and that the majority of SMEs exporting to the EU believe the impact of leaving the single market will be ‘negative’ or ‘very negative’.
This report explores options for trade post-Brexit and concludes that a radical shift in economic policy, which reduces dependency on exports and makes the UK more self-sufficient, is the only chance there is of making Brexit successful.
New EU rules, which Greens helped secure, have exposed banks for stashing away their profits in tax havens. These rules need to be extended to all sectors, says Molly.
Molly has accused the government of failing consumers and the environment over energy policy following projections that onshore wind and solar will be as cheap or cheaper than gas by 2020.
Molly has said new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) should ‘ring alarm bells’ for business prospects post-Brexit.