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Citizens will suffer under rules aimed to boost flights from European airports, says South East MEP - April 16th, 2014
The European Parliament today voted on revisions to EU rules dealing with airport noise. Green MEPs hit out at the agreement, which will enable the European Commission to overrule flight restrictions.
Sting for European Consumers and Beekeepers as Parliament votes against transparent honey labelling - April 16th, 2014
16 April - The Parliament has voted today for measures which would mean that GM pollen in honey would not need to be indicated on the label.
Food bank surge is an ‘indictment’ of the British economy, says MEP - April 16th, 2014
16 April - Keith has reacted to new statistics which reveal a huge surge in demand for food banks.
Greens in European Parliament vote to protect cyclists - April 15th, 2014
15 April - Keith was one of the MEPs who voted in the European Parliament today to bring new cycle safety measures to lorries in the EU.
Climate Change: The time for action is now - April 15th, 2014
15 April - Keith has welcomed the recommendations of the latest UN report on climate change.
Keith calls for safer roads near schools in East Sussex - April 11th, 2014
11 April - Keith has written to East Sussex County Council asking them to make roads safe by introducing lower speeds limits residential areas and near schools.
Keith supports beach clean up in Hampshire - April 11th, 2014
11 April - Last weekend Keith joined a 'beach clean up' in Hampshire.
Isle of Wight Food Bank: “A lifeline to those in need and a stain on the Government’s record.” - April 11th, 2014
11 April - Keith visited the Isle of Wight Food bank with Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett.
Keith opposes anti-abortion campaign targeting EU law - April 11th, 2014
11 April - Keith has expressed his concern about an initiative that seeks to ban the EU from providing funding to organisations that fund abortion and family planning services around the world.
One in twenty deaths in South East because of air pollution, says Government report - April 10th, 2014
10 April - Keith has reacted to new stats from Public Health England which show thousands of deaths from air pollution.
Keith launches air pollution report in Canterbury - April 9th, 2014
9 April - Earlier today Keith joined clean air campaigners in Canterbury as he launched his air pollution report.
Keith launches bid to stop lion hunting - April 9th, 2014
9 April - Jean Lambert MEP and Keith Taylor MEP have launched a bid to ban 'canned hunting ' - the practice of shooting captive lions and other wildlife for trophies.
Thousands of children in South East England go to school near air pollution hot spots - April 9th, 2014
9 April - Keith has published a report which shows that thousands of children in South East England go to school near polluted roads.
Keith calls on EU Commission to oppose the use of state funds for expensive new nuclear - April 7th, 2014
7 April - Keith has joined over one hundred experts, MPs, MEPs and other stakeholders today who are raising their concerns about the UK’s plans for a huge subsidy scheme for nuclear energy.
David Cameron’s flippant response to smog is ‘disgraceful’ says MEP - April 3rd, 2014
3 April - Keith has slammed the Government's response to the smog episode that is current hitting the UK.
Government inaction on air pollution is ‘inexcusable’ says MEP - April 2nd, 2014
2 April - Keith is calling on the Government to take the threat of air pollution seriously.
Keith calls for action to protect Europe’s pigs - April 1st, 2014
1 April - Keith Taylor is calling on the European Commission to take action and enforce legislation in place to improve the lives of Europe’s farmed pigs.
Southern England to be hit by ‘smog’ on Wednesday - April 1st, 2014
1 April - As smog hits the UK, Keith is demanding Europe wide action to tackle air pollution
Green MEP debates the UK’s place in Europe at Chesham Grammar School - April 1st, 2014
1 April - Keith visited a school in Chesham where he took part in a Question Time event on the European Union.
Green MEP visits campaigners in Reading - April 1st, 2014
1st April - Keith visits Reading for a meeting on flooding
MEP praises ‘farm of the future’ in Oxfordshire - April 1st, 2014
1 April - Last month Keith visited Tolhurst Organic Farm to see the work they're doing to grow food in a sustainable way.
MEP hosts ‘after the flood’ public discussion in Maidstone - April 1st, 2014
1 April - Keith was in Maidstone at the weekend as part of a tour of his constituency meeting those affected by flooding.
Cycling rates in South East England drop, despite Government promises - March 27th, 2014
27 March - Keith has responded to new data which shows a drop in the proportion of commutes made by bike.
Green MEP visits ‘superhomes’ in Buckinghamshire ahead of national fuel poverty awareness day - March 26th, 2014
26 March - Keith visited two 'superhomes' in his constituency today. The homes have cut down their fossil fuel use by over 60% each.
Fracking failures can contaminate water, report warns - March 25th, 2014
25 March - A new study has shows the risk of water contamination from oil and gas extraction.
Keith blogs: Obama’s on his way to Brussels to negotiate a ‘polluters pact’ - March 24th, 2014
24 March - Keith has written a blog ahead of Barack Obama's visit to Brussels this week.
South East England most vulnerable to heat wave deaths - March 24th, 2014
24 March - New research has revealed that people in South East England are more likely to die from heat waves than others in the UK
Green MEP sends support to anti-fracking protesters - March 24th, 2014
24 March - Keith has sent a message of support to anti-fracking protesters as their trial begins in Brighton.
20′s plenty in Folkestone says Keith - March 21st, 2014
21 March - Keith is touring the South East of England with a new transport report which calls for an end to 'dirty and dangerous' road building
Prospect of fracking in the South Downs is ‘chilling’ says MEP at public meeting - March 21st, 2014
21 March - Keith spoke at a public meeting about fracking in the South Downs on Wednesday.