Archive for 2017

Fix NHS funding shortfall, scrap nuclear follies, urges Green MEP

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 | News
Responding to NHS accounts released today that reveal a funding shortfall of £900m for the first nine months of the [...]

#1DayWithoutUs: vital we celebrate the massive contribution migrants make to UK

Monday, February 20th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, is supporting the #1DayWithoutUs actions across the UK (Monday, 20 February). He said: “Today, thousands [...]

Green MEP denounces Ministers’ pandering to industry lobbyists on plastic pollution

Saturday, February 18th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has issued a stinging criticism of government Ministers as documents reveal the [...]

It’s time to put our NHS before the Government’s nuclear folly, urges Green MEP

Friday, February 17th, 2017 | News
Responding to a study today linking 30,000 excess deaths to the Conservative government’s NHS and social care cuts and the [...]

Green MEP shocked at steep rise in hate crime but welcomes response of ‘tolerant majority’

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 | News
Green MEP Keith Taylor has expressed shock at the steep rise in hate crimes across the South East and warns [...]

Keith Taylor MEP welcomes recent decisions by the European Parliament advancing LGBTIQA+ rights

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP for the South East, is welcoming recent decisions by the European Parliament advancing LGBTIQA+ rights. In [...]

Keith Taylor MEP: European Commission ‘final warning’ reveals the need for a new UK Clean Air Act

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has slammed the Government’s ‘repeated failures’ on air pollution as the European [...]

Green MEP warns Brexit is no escape from toxic trade deals as CETA gets the green-light

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor MEP is warning that Brexit will not free the UK from toxic trade deals as the European Parliament [...]

House of Lords Committee report echoes Green concerns on protecting environment post-Brexit

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 | News
Greens have reasserted demands for an Environmental Protection Act in the wake of a new House of Lords Select Committee [...]

Majority of Brits don’t want to breathe toxic pollution, they want a new Clean Air Act – Keith Taylor MEP

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 | News
Responding to the news that 58% of Britons believe air pollution levels across the UK are damaging to their health [...]

Bregret is why the people must not be locked out of the Brexit process, warns Green MEP

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 | News
Responding to the results of the ‘Brexit Survey’ commissioned by Trinity Mirror, which reveal that more than 10% of South [...]

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

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | News
EU referendum – after the vote UK Green MEPs are working hard to challenge Theresa May’s vision of an extreme Brexit, [...]

Commission unable to offer clarity on vital EU funding beyond Brexit

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | News
In its response to Keith’s question on whether vital EU funding to the UK would be delivered for ongoing projects, the European Commission [...]

South East environment faces ‘cocktail of risks’ from Brexit, warns Green MEP

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | News
A new report by the Brighton MP, Caroline Lucas, has revealed a ‘cocktail of risks’ to the UK’s environment from [...]

Green MEP welcomes Kent plumber’s court battle victory

Friday, February 10th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East, has welcomed the Court of Appeal ruling to uphold Kent plumber Gary Smith’s [...]

Green MEP welcomes go-ahead for Berwick community-owned solar farm

Friday, February 10th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East, is welcoming Wealden District Council’s approval for the construction of a community-owned 4MW [...]

Keith Taylor MEP: Theresa May a disgrace for abandoning child refugees

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East, has responded to the Government’s announcement it will take only 350 lone child [...]

Brexit bill: Greens blast MPs for failing to stand up for Parliamentary democracy

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 | News
UK Green MEPs, Molly Scott Cato, Jean Lambert, and Keith Taylor have issued a stinging condemnation of British MPs after [...]

Green MEP slams Government as EU prepares to take UK to court over air pollution failures

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has slammed the Conservative government for its consistent failure to tackle the [...]

Kent non-urgent operations ban is shameful, says Green MEP

Friday, February 3rd, 2017 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for Kent, has slammed the Government over the NHS underfunding crisis as West Kent clinical commissioning [...]

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