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Microplastics – a sea of waste

(Article from Making Tracks, Spring 2017) Microplastics – tiny plastic beads, granules, fibres and fragments less than 5mm in diameter – are saturating our oceans and having a severe impact on marine life. The government recently consulted on banning microbeads – one form of micro plastic – from cosmetics and personal care products. Molly, whose […]

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Green MEP slams government over failure to deliver ‘cheap’ renewable energy

Molly has accused the government of failing consumers and the environment over energy policy following projections that onshore wind and solar will be as cheap or cheaper than gas by 2020.

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MEP warns leaving single market would present serious risks to UK small businesses

Molly has said new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) should ‘ring alarm bells’ for business prospects post-Brexit.

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MEP challenges government on ‘circular economy’ post-Brexit

Molly has challenged the government to follow the EU and embrace the ‘circular economy’ post-Brexit.

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Greens welcome vote for minimum standards for farmed rabbits

Molly has welcomed the adoption of a report on minimum standards for the Protection of Farm Rabbits voted for by MEPs in the European Parliament.

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