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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