Archive for 2017

Heathrow consultation: Green MEPs slam updated Heathrow plans as latest consultation closes

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 | News
Green MEPs for London and the South East have slammed the Government’s ‘climate destructive’ revised Airports National Policy Statement (NPS), [...]

Revealed: The ‘hunger crisis’ across the South East this Christmas

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 | News
Christmas is traditionally a time for feasts and festivities. But for the millions of British people cast aside by a [...]

Green MEP reacts to UKOG’s climate-destructive proposals to industrialise Surrey countryside

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 | News
Reacting to the news that UKOG’s plans to submit a planning application for oil production at the Horse Hill exploration [...]

Greens win support for measures to reduce negative impacts of transport

Friday, December 15th, 2017 | News
A host of tough measures to reduce the impacts of transport on air pollution and its contribution to climate change [...]

Keith Taylor MEP: what I’ve been working on over the last 3 months

Thursday, December 14th, 2017 | News
Eu Referendum – After the Vote European Parliament The European Parliament does have a limited role in the negotiations. It is not involved directly [...]

New ivory trade stats: Green Party Animal Spokesperson questions Government commitment to animal welfare

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, has questioned the Government’s ‘newfound’ animal welfare credentials as new figures reveal [...]

Green Party Animals Spokesperson comments on Gove’s ‘animal sentience’ bill

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animal Spokesperson, has responded to the news that Michael Gove has launched a consultation [...]

May has scraped through to the next stage, but don’t be fooled – we’re still in Brexit chaos

Friday, December 8th, 2017 | News
Don’t be tempted to think this morning’s news – that negotiations are moving to the next stage – means the Brexit chaos [...]

‘Sufficient progress’ agreement makes a referendum on the final Brexit terms even more necessary – Green MEP

Friday, December 8th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor has responded to the news that there has been ‘sufficient progress’ reached for the UK-EU Brexit negotiations to move on [...]

Green MEP completes survey on HS2-funded road development in Aylesbury

Friday, December 8th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East of England, submitted a response to the South East Aylesbury Link Road [...]

Green MEP welcomes Minister’s admission that Government lacks Brexit mandate

Thursday, December 7th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor has responded to Philip Hammond’s admission that the Government ‘haven’t had a specific mandating of an end state position [...]

Virgin Care just sued the NHS for a fortune – and the Tories and Lib Dems made it possible

Friday, December 1st, 2017 | News
When offering advice to budding entrepreneurs, Richard Branson is keen to talk up the importance of building a good reputation. The [...]

Green MEP offers his support to Horse Hill anti-drilling campaigners occupying the Surrey site

Thursday, November 30th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has sent a message of solidarity to the campaigners who moved on to [...]

Greens call on Theresa May to do the ‘morally responsible’ thing and stop exporting arms to Saudi Arabia

Thursday, November 30th, 2017 | News
As Prime Minister Theresa May visits Saudi Arabia, she will reportedly raise the issue of the Saudi blockade and humanitarian [...]

Foreign Affairs Committee chooses Palestinian Solidarity Day to announce refusal to re-open inquiry into UK’s role in Middle East peace process as 1,000 Palestinians face illegal eviction

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has expressed his disappointment that the UK Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Select Committee [...]

Surrey MEP ‘outraged’ as Virgin Care walk away with £328,000 settlement after losing NHS bid to NHS providers

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP and a member of the European Parliament’s Public Health Committee, has hit out at the Tory [...]

Leading Brexiteers’ Northern Ireland lies have come back to haunt them – Green MEP

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has slammed leading leave campaigners for their ‘lies’ over the impact of [...]

Keith Taylor responds to consultation on future development in Wycombe

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East of England, submitted a response to the Wycombe Local Plan. In his letter [...]

Green MEP welcomes European Parliament backing for global animal testing ban for cosmetics

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, has welcomed the support of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee for a [...]

Kettling tea ladies: Hardline policing of fracking demos is out of control

Monday, November 27th, 2017 | News
Thom Yorke gave voice to frustrated environmentalists everywhere when he delivered the refrain: “We’re not scaremongering, this is really happening.” Almost [...]

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.