Archives: Health

Greens call for comprehensive ban on cloning

Molly and European Greens will vote for a comprehensive ban on cloning and on allowing cloned animals into the food chain this week.

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MEP demands skilled staff make mental health assessments

Molly demands that only those with skills and expertise in mental health issues make mental health assessments.

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Response to local air quality management (LAQM)

The UKs three Green MEPs have responded to a government consultation on proposals to improve local air quality management (LAQM) in England.

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Biodiversity offsetting

Molly has jointly signed a letter to the European Commission on an EU initiative that threatens to allow ‘biodiversity offsetting’ as a means of justifying development projects that damage biodiversity.

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The real reason drugs cost so much – and why big pharma is so rich

Guardian: Comment is Free Published 23rd April 2014 http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/23/reason-drugs-cost-so-much-big-pharmaceuticals-rich  Molly explores how the lack of a free market makes drugs very expensive, and increasing market consolidation will only exacerbate the problem still further.

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