This edition reports on a ramping up of the campaign against Hinkley and the government’s energy policies and the launch of #GreenerIn, the Green campaign to remain in the EU. Also lots on tax, with IKEA exposed as the the latest corporate tax dodger and a new push to abolish the tampon tax. Plus, food producers showcase their wonderful products in Brussels.
Molly has endorsed the views of leading energy experts who have called for the Hinkley C nuclear project to be scrapped.
Molly has welcomed four regional food and drinks producers to Brussels to showcase their wonderful products!
Molly has launched the regional #GreenerIn campaign in Bristol.
Molly has said the Hinkley project is no longer viable after EDF announces it will only build the new nuclear reactors if the French government offer more cash.
Molly has asked the Commission to investigate whether a proposed rescue plan for Hinkley is in breach of European state aid rules.
Published on International Women’s Day, Molly uses this article on Huffington Post to launch a campaign at EU level for a Europe-wide VAT exemption on sanitary products.
Molly explores the failure of Hinkley as well as Labour’s apparent U-turn on Hinkley and its call for ‘Plan B’.