As Theresa May triggers article 50, Molly has warned that Bristol and other cities in the South West face an exodus of those employed in finance and related sectors and that the majority of SMEs exporting to the EU believe the impact of leaving the single market will be ‘negative’ or ‘very negative’.
This report explores options for trade post-Brexit and concludes that a radical shift in economic policy, which reduces dependency on exports and makes the UK more self-sufficient, is the only chance there is of making Brexit successful.
New EU rules, which Greens helped secure, have exposed banks for stashing away their profits in tax havens. These rules need to be extended to all sectors, says Molly.
(Article from Making Tracks, Spring 2017) Microplastics – tiny plastic beads, granules, fibres and fragments less than 5mm in diameter – are saturating our oceans and having a severe impact on marine life. The government recently consulted on banning microbeads – one form of micro plastic – from cosmetics and personal care products. Molly, whose … Read more Microplastics – a sea of waste
Molly has accused the government of failing consumers and the environment over energy policy following projections that onshore wind and solar will be as cheap or cheaper than gas by 2020.
Molly has said new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) should ‘ring alarm bells’ for business prospects post-Brexit.
Molly explores whether Britain’s Greens could experience the same surge as GroenlLinks in the Netherlands. She concludes that the path is blocked by our first-past-the-post electoral system and how we urgently need reform.
Molly has challenged the government to follow the EU and embrace the ‘circular economy’ post-Brexit.
Molly has welcomed the adoption of a report on minimum standards for the Protection of Farm Rabbits voted for by MEPs in the European Parliament.
Molly has accused the Conservative government of back peddling on funding for Cornwall.