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Climate doesn’t allow for third runway at Heathrow - July 1st, 2015
Following the release of the Airports Commission’s final report this morning, which has recommended building a third runway at Heathrow [...]
Reject new runway urge campaigners on eve of airports announcement - June 30th, 2015
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England, and a vocal opponent of airport expansion – has coordinated a letter [...]
MEP caught up in Channel Tunnel delays calls stop to “demonisation of migrants” - June 24th, 2015
After being delayed for over 4 hours yesterday at Dover because of a Calais Port strike, Keith Taylor, Green Party [...]
Keith wins EU animal welfare award - June 18th, 2015
June 18 2015 – Eurogroup4Animals presented an awards ceremony yesterday in recognition of contributions made to animal welfare at its [...]
Good night – good train! A plea to revitalise European night trains - June 17th, 2015
June 17 2015 – Within the rail industry, over-night services have been a trademark and feature characteristic of European travel [...]
European Parliament TTIP vote postponed because of “huge public pressure” say Green MEPs - June 9th, 2015
June 9 2015 – In unusual circumstances, the planned vote in the European Parliament on TTIP tomorrow (The Transatlantic Trade [...]
Staying in the EU “guarantees a better future for UK” say Greens - June 9th, 2015
June 9 2015 With MPs scheduled to debate the EU referendum bill at second reading today in the House of [...]
Urgent action needed to prevent stray dog suffering across Europe - May 29th, 2015
29th May – Hundreds of thousands of dogs are living as strays across Europe after being abandoned or born on [...]
Keith speaks on mitigating air pollution from bulldozers and other machinery - May 28th, 2015
Yesterday, Keith Taylor MEP spoke at a debate organised by non-profit organisations Transport & Environment (T&E), Friends of the Earth [...]
Air pollution impacts of airport expansion unlawful and damaging to health - May 28th, 2015
The devastating effects of air pollution caused by airport expansion at either Heathrow or Gatwick are highlighted in the Surrey [...]
Green MEP reaction to European Parliament conflict minerals vote - May 20th, 2015
EU legislation aimed at preventing conflict minerals in supply chains was voted through today by MEPs in the European Parliament.  Greens [...]
Greens call for compassion in EU migration debate today - May 20th, 2015
MEPs will give their views on the European Agenda on Migration presented by the Commission in a debate with Vice-President [...]
European nature protection laws under threat claim Greens - May 19th, 2015
Green MEPs have expressed alarm at a review of nature laws being carried out by the European Commission. The EU Birds [...]
​Green MEP comments on Supreme Court air pollution ruling - May 1st, 2015
May 1 – The Supreme Court has ordered the Government to come up with new plans to ensure the UK [...]
Keith blogs for SHOUT (Social Housing Under Threat): Our least affordable cities - April 30th, 2015
April 30 – Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP for South East England, recently launched a new report entitled ‘Everyone knows [...]
Keith hosts sustainable urban mobility evening in Parliament - April 17th, 2015
April 17 – On Monday, Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England, hosted a sustainable urban mobility reception in [...]
An update from Brussels on where things are at with TTIP - April 15th, 2015
April 15 – Many people are wondering where things are at with TTIP – the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (EU-US trade deal) [...]
​Green MEP lambasts Tories Right to Buy announcement - April 14th, 2015
April 14 – Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England, has slammed the Tories’ policy announcements today to extend [...]
​Green MEP calls for day of ‘free public transport’ to combat air pollution - April 10th, 2015
April 10 - Keith calls for public transport to be made free within cities and towns across South East England today to combat the very extreme levels of air pollution.
Oil discovery is an opportunity to debate keeping fossil fuels in the ground - April 9th, 2015
9 April  – UK Oil & Gas Investments (UKOG) have said today that they have discovered an oilfield near Gatwick [...]
South East England braces itself for extreme air pollution levels on Friday - April 8th, 2015
8 April – The South East of England is expected to suffer from very extreme levels of air pollution this [...]
Keith coordinates calls for ban on foie gras in European Parliament - March 26th, 2015
26 March - Today, Keith sent a letter to the President of the European Parliament, calling for a complete ban on the sale of foie gras to be put in place in the European Parliament on animal welfare grounds.
Keith talks to Windsor & District U3A - March 26th, 2015
26 March – Members of Windsor and District U3A* together with guests from other neighbouring U3As packed into the Alma [...]
Keith joins festival calling for a dolphinaria-free world - March 20th, 2015
20 March - Keith joined thousands of people in Brighton at the weekend in support of WhaleFest 2015.
New report out today on the UK housing crisis - March 19th, 2015
19 March – Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England has officially launched his new report today on the [...]
MEPs put brakes on EU mega trucks plans - March 16th, 2015
16 March - Keith writes on a European Parliament vote to approve safer roads in Europe.
Greens accuse Government of undermining community renewable energy sector - March 9th, 2015
9 March – Green representatives Keith Taylor MEP, Molly Scott Cato MEP, Jean Lambert MEP & Caroline Lucas MP have [...]
Keith Taylor calls for changes in mobility in order to tackle air pollution and climate change at electric mobility event - March 8th, 2015
During an event on the potential of electric mobility in Europe organised by the Mission of Norway to the EU [...]
Keith hosts launch of Dolphinaria-Free Europe coalition in European Parliament - March 5th, 2015
4 March - Yesterday, Keith hosted the launch of a new initiative to raise awareness about the exploitation of hundreds of captive whales and dolphins kept in 33 dolphinaria across 15 EU countries.
Everyone knows we have a housing crisis: let’s do something about it - March 4th, 2015
Following the launch of his new report later this month, Keith Taylor MEP is hosting a series of FREE events [...]