The Greens in Europe are working really hard for the common good. That’s the end-of-year assessment by Molly Scott Cato, who has just completed her first six months as an MEP for the South West.
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.
Yesterday, The European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the recognition of the state of Palestine – a ‘historic and proud moment’ said Molly.
An open letter to President Xi Jinping appealing to him to act decisively to end China’s domestic ivory trade, responsible for the deaths of thousands of African elephants in recent years.
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.
An article written jointly with Keith Taylor in which both MEPs defend two important but threatened EU packages on ‘clean air’ and the ‘circular economy (waste)’.
A letter on the Luxembourg Leaks tax avoidance scandal, signed by the UKs three MEPs and sent to several national newspapers. None chose to publish it.
This is the final update before the New Year 2015. On behalf of everyone in the team we wish you a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. Large present for Juncker’s 60th Molly joined other Greens and representatives of civil society to present EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker with a very large … Read more e-news 11th December 2014
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.
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.