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New threat to public services from Brexit, warns MEP

In the wake of revelations that HMRC have shelved plans to digitalise tax procedures due to Brexit, Molly has warned that at least a billion pounds of tax revenue will be lost.

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Green MEPs slam Heathrow expansion as “a sick joke”

The UK’s Green MEPs have slammed the decision by the government to give the green light to a third runway at Heathrow.

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Green MEP to challenge Information Commissioner over ‘doomsday document’ and other Brexit studies

Molly will challenge Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, when she appears before a European Parliament hearing today.

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Investors require better disclosure of Environmental, Social and Governance risks says Green MEP

Following the large majority for her report on sustainable finance, rapporteur and Green MEP Molly Scott Cato has called on the Commission to be more ambitious on the sustainable finance agenda. ‘My report on sustainable finance calls on investors to carry out mandatory due diligence on their investments. This is essential to provide clarity to […]

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European Parliament Takes Important Step to Banish Unsustainable Investments

Green MEP, Molly Scott Cato, has welcomed the overwhelming support for her report on sustainable finance in a vote today in the European Parliament. Dr Scott Cato, who is the first ever professor of Green Economics, said: “Today’s vote is a signal of the positive shift taking place towards investment in sustainable sectors of the economy. […]

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