Animal Rights

As Vice President of the European Parliament’s Animal Welfare Intergroup, Keith is fiercely committed to protecting the rights of animals. He continues to campaign against EU subsidies for bull-fighting, and against the UK Government’s hideous badger cull. Keith has called for a ban on all fur imports, an end to cruel industrialised farming practices, and a gradual phasing out of the use of animals in experiments. As a long-standing member of the Animal Welfare Intergroup, Keith will continue to work hard to promote higher standards of animal welfare across the EU.


Keith Taylor MEP backs Animals are Not Freight campaign this bank holiday weekend - 24.8.2016

EU Referendum: I don’t want to take my country back, I want to take it forward - 22.6.2016

#AnimalsNeedEU: Why a vote for Remain is a vote for animals - 22.6.2016

‘Animals need EU’: Green MEP joins animal welfare campaigners in London - 20.6.2016

Students lobby for change in Europe ahead of EU referendum - 8.6.2016

Letters and Replies

Correspondence about wild animals and birds - 15.1.2016

Correspondence about companion animals - 18.12.2015

Correspondence about farmed animals - 29.10.2015

Correspondence about stray animals - 15.7.2015

Correspondence about live animal transport/exports - 19.2.2015

In the Parliament

Parliamentary questions – Animals in tourism - 29.1.2015

Parliamentary questions – Animal testing - 11.1.2015

Parliamentary questions – Farm animal welfare - 17.12.2014

Parliamentary Questions – Whaling - 11.11.2014

Parliamentary questions – Pets and stray animals - 29.4.2014


TTIP (World Animal Protection & Humane Society International) - 12.3.2015

Making Tracks – December 2014 - 8.12.2014

Greenvoice: Autumn 2013 - 25.9.2013

South East Newsletter: Spring 2013 - 10.4.2013

Making Tracks : Spring 2013 - 10.4.2013


Laureate speech on accepting the EU4 Animals award – Wednesday 16 June 2015 – Eurogroup for Animals Annual event, Brussels - 17.6.2015

League Against Cruel Sports – Pamplona: Running of the Bulls – Thursday 4th July 2013 - 9.7.2013

Speech to CAP reform event – European Parliament – 5 November 2012 - 15.11.2012

Stop Ramsgate’s Cruel Live Exports Now, Broadstairs, 26th November 2011 - 26.11.2011

Long-term effects of plant protection products on bees: is there a risk? – European Parliament, 23rd March 2011 - 28.3.2011

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.