Archives: Food and farming

Green MEP challenges Michael Gove to protect bees post-Brexit

Molly has challenged environment secretary Michael Gove to continue an EU ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, blamed for decimating bee populations, after Brexit.

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Bees under threat from ‘hard Brexit, anti-red-tape’ Tories, says Green MEP

While the EU Commission is poised to extend a ban on controversial neonicotinoid pesticides, Tory MEPs are seeking to block such a ban.

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Greens back calls for EU ban on glyphosate as Monsanto accused of ‘ghost-writing’ research

Molly has thrown her weight behind a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) calling for a ban on the controversial weed killer glyphosate.

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New government must clamp down on ‘landgrabbing’ says Green MEP

Molly has called on the next government to follow the lead taken by the European Parliament and clamp down on “landgrabbing” for financial investment and industrial agricultural production.

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Greens demand government disclose impact studies of hard Brexit

Molly is demanding the government urgency disclose the results of ‘secret studies’ into the potential impacts of a hard Brexit.

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