What is Europe doing for Cornwall?

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 30th October 2014

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.

Green MEP asks what can Europe do for Plymouth?

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

UK Green MEPs reject new European Commission

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

Biodiversity offsetting

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.

Hinkley letters

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.