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Brexit is not a good time to be a British bee

The EU is set to extend a ban on bee harming neonicotinoid pesticides – but agri-chemical lobbyists who oppose the ban have the ear of pro-Brexit Tories, writes Molly in the Ecologist.

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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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MEP demands local authorities reveal emergency plans for Hinkley nuclear incident

Molly has written to 15 local authorities asking what plans they have in place to deal with an emergency nuclear incident at Hinkley.

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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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Ending freedom of movement could result in ‘meltdown’ of health care, warns MEP

Molly has said Conservative and Labour plans to end free movement will leave the country struggling to fill places in the HNS and care sectors.

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