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Before being elected as an MEP Molly worked as an economist, most recently in the post of Professor of Green Economics at Roehampton University. Molly believes many environmental and social problems have their origin in the way our economy is organised. As a Green economist she seeks to build an economy based around local production for the common good rather than global trade for profit.

Molly is a member of the Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and has taken on responsibility for tax policy for the Green Group. The Group’s primary objective during this parliamentary term is to introduce laws that prevent the massive-scale avoidance of tax by corporations that leave governments across the EU with insufficient money to invest properly in infrastructure and public services.

Molly will also be working on the Financial Transactions Tax, a small percentage tax that has the ability to slow down rapid and risky financial trading, while also generating income that can be spent on climate-change and poverty-related investments. The UK government is blocking the introduction of this tax, although more enlightened countries are taking it forward.


Court ruling on trade deal could help prevent Brexit race to the bottom, says MEP - 16 May 2017

US corporate tax cut will lead to race to the bottom warns MEP - 27 April 2017

Molly raises alarm over science funding post-Brexit - 21 April 2017

Greens demand government disclose impact studies of hard Brexit - 12 April 2017

Worst fears on environment post-Brexit being realised, says Green MEP - 10 April 2017


We need the government to be straight about what a Hard Brexit really means - 26 April 2017

Brexit Britain should beware the trade policies of Justin Trudeau - 16 February 2017

Autumn Statement: We can’t promise the earth then take steps to destroy it - 24 November 2016

Flooding Is Climate Change In Action - We Need To Work With Nature To Mitigate Its Impacts - 24 November 2016

Westcountry welcomes mining but we should shun fracking - 27 October 2016


Brexit and Trade: Moving from Globalisation to Self-Reliance - 28 March 2017

Devonport: From Trident jobs to green employment - 16 November 2016

Controlling Carbon - 21 October 2015

Green Money: Reclaiming Quantitative Easing - 15 June 2015


Studies conducted by HMG on the impact of Brexit - 12 April 2017

European Central Bank: fossil fuel assets and investments - 18 December 2016

Business more of less as usual for bankers - 1 January 2016

Letter to Independent: Greek crisis - 1 July 2015

Letter to Guardian on EU from leading Green politicians - 21 May 2015