Archive for 2011
Letter to the Kazakh President regarding human rights abuses in Zhanaozen
21 December 2011 - Keith has written to European Environment Commissioner Potočnik following last week’s ruling at the High Court which declared that it was the responsibility of the European Commission to hold the UK to account for its failure to meet air pollution limits.
20 December 2011 -Today Keith called for the need for better animal welfare regulation through species specific legislation.
20 December 2011 - Keith today welcomed the news that the EU has strengthened its export controls on drugs that can be used in lethal injections.
19 December 2011 - Keith Taylor has called on the European Commission to take swift action to ensure a new law which bans hens being kept in barren battery cages from 1 January next year is enforced across the EU.
15 December 2011 - Keith Taylor has today called on the European Commission to take urgent action to bring an end to the illegal hunting of wild bird populations in Italy.
14 December 2011 - The European Parliament today voted not to give its consent to a controversial EU-Morocco fisheries agreement.
Joint motion for a resolution on the situation of women in Afghanistan and Pakistan (adopted) Greens/EFA motion for a resolution on the [...]
8 December 2011 - Keith Taylor, Green MEP for Surrey and the South East, last week welcomed Politics students from Esher College to the parliament in Brussels.
7 December 2011 - Keith Taylor, the Green MEP for Berkshire and the South East, recently visited one of Reading’s pollution hotspots to raise awareness of the high levels of air pollution in the town.
6 December 2011 - In an informal MEP working group today Keith called for fairer practices in the food industry
6 December 2011 - Public Service Europe has published a diary piece, ‘A week in the life of Keith Taylor’, on their website. Read it here.
2 December 2011 - Follwoing George Osborne's comments on the government's proposed changes to UK planning laws and the need to weaken the implementation of the EU Birds and Habitats Directives, Keith has sent a letter to The Telegraph.
Letter to US authorities about the detention of Bradley Manning
29 November 2011 - Keith has responded to the Chancellor’s announcement today that the government "will explore all the options for maintaining the UK's aviation hub status”.
29 November 2011 - In a meeting with the European Commission this morning, Keith raised concerns over the lack of transparency of Investor to State Dispute Settlement mechanisms (ISDS) which the Commission are proposing to include in upcoming trade agreements with third countries.
Health and safety concerns in the agricultural sector
26 November 2011 - Keith will call on Defra to explain if transportation conditions are being monitored and whether they meet EU animal transportation standards.
I am very pleased to be here today. I met many campaigners on an extremely windy day this month in [...]
25 November 2011 - Keith Taylor, the Green MEP for Berkshire and the South East is visiting Shinfield today to support local people’s calls for lower speed limits and safer streets.
To read about the work of Caroline Lucas, Green MEP for the South East from 1999 to May 2010 you can visit her archived website.