During her October ‘constituency week’, Molly had an opportunity to visit a range of projects in Cornwall which have benefited from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Convergence Programme.
e-news sent on 30th October 2014. Issues include: flooding, banking rules, Hinkley update, concerns about ‘biodiversity offsetting, and bullfighting. Also news about Molly’s work in the SW constituency and media appearances.
Recently elected Green Party MEP, Molly Scott Cato, is to visit Plymouth on the first leg of a tour of the western part of the South West constituency. She has been invited to unveil a plaque marking the first Passivhaus retrofit in Plymouth and attend a questions and answers session on what Europe can do … Read more Green MEP asks what can Europe do for Plymouth?
Molly responds in the Western Morning News to claims by the the pesticides industry that EU restrictions on pesticide use will see the demise of popular British crops like apples or carrots.
Molly Scott Cato, MEP for the South West and Green Party finance speaker, has said that EU demands for an extra £1.7bn from the UK towards the EU budget raises serious questions.
Molly Scott Cato MEP has condemned climate and energy targets agreed by European leaders at a summit today, describing the 2030 targets as ‘totally unambitious and destructive to the South West economy’.
The new European Commission has today been accepted by the European Parliament but was voted against by Molly Scott Cato, the UK’s other two Green MEPs and many other MEPs as well. The Greens/EFA political group in the Parliament opposed the appointment of the entire Commission. One of the appointments causing concern for the UK’s … Read more UK Green MEPs reject new European Commission
Green MEP Molly Scott Cato has reacted angrily to the latest report from the pesticides industry, which claims that the UK will no longer be able to produce a number of popular fruits and vegetables if new restrictions on the use of toxic chemicals are introduced by the European Union. Dr Scott Cato said: “This publication … Read more Green MEP condemns new report from pesticide industry as ‘scare tactics’
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.
Molly’s challenge to Joaquín Almunia, outgoing EU Competition Commissioner, on his recommendation that the financial deal for Hinkley C nuclear power station be given the green light together with his response.