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Greens gain credit for card fee reductions

Greens in the European Parliament have helped secure an early Christmas present for consumers and small businesses after the European Parliament and finance ministers agreed to curb excessive payment card fees paid by many retailers.

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Green MEP challenges new Competition Commissioner over Hinkley

Molly Scott Cato has met with the new EU Competition Commissioner to challenge her over the decision to give the green light to the controversial financial deal on Hinkley C nuclear power station.

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Call for government action on new VAT regulations threatening South West micro-businesses

New EU VAT regulations designed to prevent multinational corporations from avoiding tax on digital sales in other countries are likely to have a devastating impact on some of the South West’s micro-businesses, claims the region’s Green MEP.

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A million #NoTTIP signatures for Juncker’s 60th birthday

Molly and other Greens joined representatives of civil society from across Europe today to present EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker with a very large 60th birthday present – a million strong petition against the controversial TTIP trade treaty.

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Greens Say One Million Citizens Deserve Answer Over TTIP

Green MEP Molly Scott Cato has welcomed news that one million people have now signed a petition against the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade deal.

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