Archive for 2018

NEW REPORT: Green MEP slams Tories as foodbank use soars across the South East

Friday, February 23rd, 2018 | News
Foodbank usage has risen by at least 20% in the South East over the last four years, according to a [...]

Making Tracks: The fight for animals, Spring-Summer 2018

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 | Report
The UK’s Green MEPs – Keith Taylor, Jean Lambert, and Molly Scott Cato – have launched their latest animal protection [...]

Green MEP welcomes ClientEarth’s victory for exposing Government’s apathy in face of air pollution crisis

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | News
Responding to the news that ClientEarth has won its latest case against the Government over its air pollution failures and ‘shabby rewrite’ of [...]

Green MEP responds as Environment Agency report outlines ‘fracking risk to water quality and resources’

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 | News
Responding to the Environment Agency’s  the state of the environment: water quality, Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East and [...]

Three-quarters of South East residents ‘not consulted’ by oil and gas firms, despite industry charter

Monday, February 19th, 2018 | News
Report reveals 77% of South East residents were not consulted, directly or indirectly, before an oil or gas firm prior [...]

Green MEP raises animal welfare fears as Efra report on Brexit and Trade report released

Monday, February 19th, 2018 | News
Responding to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee’s report on the Brexit impacts on the trade in food, [...]

Greens Animals Spokesperson slams Gove for broken badger cull promises

Friday, February 16th, 2018 | News
Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, has responded with dismay as the Government announced plans to extend the ‘scientifically illiterate, [...]

Green MEP ‘astonished’ at Manston Airport firm’s ‘ignorance’ of air pollution

Thursday, February 15th, 2018 | News
Green MEP and air quality campaigner, Keith Taylor, has slammed RiverOak Strategic Partners’ (RSP) consultation on plans to re-open Manston [...]

Green MEP learns of ‘detrimental’ impacts of Brexit on cancer patients during visit to Cancer Research UK in Cambridge

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 | News
Keith Taylor, UK Green MEP and a member of the European Parliament’s Public Health Committee, visited the Cancer Research UK [...]

Green MEP: ‘Government warned Dover to become post-Brexit carpark and still no answers’

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 | News
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, a member of the European Parliament’s Transport and Environment and Public Health Committees, has urged the [...]

Greens: ‘Animals don’t care which party talks the best game on welfare issues’

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 | News
The Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, Keith Taylor MEP, has responded to Labour’s new animal welfare policy push claiming that Brexit [...]

Green MEP sends Valentine’s Day message of support to anti-drilling campaigner ahead of Brighton court appearance

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 | News
Green MEP for the South East is sending a message of support to anti-drilling campaigner Pete Whittick as he is [...]

Green MEP reiterates support for East-West rail link and calls for electrified route

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 | News
Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East continues to back Network Rail’s proposals for an East-West rail link between Oxfordshire [...]

Green MEP: ‘I won’t give up on search for Birling Gap answers as easily as Government has’

Saturday, February 10th, 2018 | News
Responding to the news that Defra has published its scientific report into the Birling Gap ‘chemical haze’ incident in East Sussex in [...]

Green Animals Spokesperson: Government heeding our call on third-party puppy trade

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 | News
Responding to the news that Defra is calling for evidence as the Government considers a ban on third-party puppy sales, Keith [...]

Green MEP: Leith Hill traffic plan issues remain unchanged and unworkable

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for Surrey, has reiterated his opposition to the Traffic Management Plan for Leith Hill ahead of [...]

Keith Taylor MEP meets UNRWA and backs Palestinian refugee #DignityIsPriceless campaign

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP, met today with representatives from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) [...]

Green MEP calls for ‘U-turn’ on Government projects ‘driving runaway transport emissions’ — as new emissions stats released

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | News
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, has written to the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, to urge a ‘sea change’ in the Government’s ‘outdated’ [...]

Proposal to let Government overrule local democracy on fracking ‘frightening’, says Green MEP

Thursday, February 1st, 2018 | News
Responding to the news that the Communities and Local Government Select Committee is seeking submissions on whether planning applications for fracking in [...]

UKOG’s Isle of Wight drilling plans a slap in the face for local residents – Keith Taylor MEP

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 | News
Responding to the news that UKOG has ended its pursuit of offshore oil exploration near Compton on the Isle of Wight [...]

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