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The region's first Green MEP starts work in Brussels

Molly Scott Cato settles in to her new role in Brussels Credit: ITV News West Country

The region's first Green MEP has begun work in Brussels, following her victory in last week's European Elections.

Molly Scott Cato, an economist from Stroud is hoping to work on the EU's economics and agriculture committees.

The Greens won a seat from the Lib Dems in the south west, and now have three British Euro-MPs, one more than last time.

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Sir Graham Watson blames 'difficult emergence from recession' for defeat

Sir Graham Watson has blamed the difficult period after the recession for the Lib Dem's poor showing at the European Elections.

He lost his seat, with UKIP holding two seats, and the Green Party gaining their first ever in the South West. It's the end of a 20 year spell as an MEP for the 58 year old.

The Liberal Democrats now have no seats in the South West at the European Parliament.

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