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NEW REPORT: Green MEP slams Tories as foodbank use soars across the South East - February 23rd, 2018
Foodbank usage has risen by at least 20% in the South East over the last four years, according to a [...]
Letter: Liam Fox has underestimated difficulty of getting British farmers post-Brexit trade, MEPs warn - April 19th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has joined cross-party MEPs in penning an open letter to the International [...]
Green MEP slams Angus Energy in consultation objection to extended oil drilling proposals - April 18th, 2018
Green MEP for the South East Keith Taylor has slammed ‘unreliable’ Angus Energy for the firm’s ‘abuse’ of the planning [...]
Palestine Prisoners’ Day: Those who aren’t killed are imprisoned - April 17th, 2018
Today marks Palestinian Prisoners’ Day: an occasion to reflect on the huge number of Palestinian people imprisoned by the Israeli state. Since the [...]
Green MEP: ‘Shipping emissions target welcome, but we’re still in deep water’ - April 13th, 2018
Responding to the news that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed on the first ever international deal to cut shipping [...]
Green MEP meets with EU Chief Brexit Negotiator to talk Good Friday Agreement on 20th anniversary - April 10th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Peace Process Support group, met [...]
Green MEP: ‘Today’s poll is just the latest to show that the people of Britain are not willing to blindly accept the shambolic Brexit a bitter and divided Conservative government is dragging us towards’ - April 9th, 2018
Responding to the latest YouGov poll showing the majority of British people support the Greens’ bid to give voters the final say [...]
Green MEP visits Hastings to campaign against Hastings Old Town marina plans - April 6th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, visited Hastings on Friday, 6 April to highlight local green campaigners’ opposition [...]
Green MEP joins campaigners at Surrey drill site as UKOG makes injunction concessions (and finally admits Markwells Wood truth) - April 5th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, visited anti-drilling campaigners, including actor Sue Jameson, at the Horse Hill site [...]
Green MEP visits Redhill to warn of “great Greenbelt sell off” - April 5th, 2018
Plans proposed by local councils in Surrey which earmark Green Belt areas around Redhill for a massive increase in housing [...]
Green MEP launches new air pollution report with ‘graveyard’ stunt in Portsmouth - April 5th, 2018
Keith Taylor, the Green Party MEP for Hampshire, was in Portsmouth on Wednesday 4 April to launch a new air [...]
Keith Taylor MEP answers Oxford residents’ questions on Brexit - April 4th, 2018
Speaking to an at-capacity audience in Oxford Town Hall on Tuesday night, Keith Taylor Green MEP for the South East [...]
Green MEP reiterates commitment to ‘People’s Poll’ on ‘Brexiversary’ - March 29th, 2018
Thursday, 29 March marks the midpoint between the triggering of Article 50, on 29 March 2017, and the date on [...]
Green MEP responds to news drilling firm’s legal right of access to Markwells Wood is revoked - March 28th, 2018
Responding to the revelation that oil and gas drilling firm UKOG has not only been told by the South Down [...]
EU lawsuit over UK air pollution proves the importance of European Union membership, says Green MEP - March 28th, 2018
Responding to the Telegraph scoop revealing that the European Commission is set to step up legal action against the UK [...]
Green MEP raises doubts over Leith Hill groundwater report, calls on EA to extend consultation to allow for independent assessment - March 27th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has written to the Environment Agency to raise concerns over the Leith [...]
Green MEP joins TV naturalist to raise alarm over bird population decline - March 23rd, 2018
Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East and the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, joined TV presenter and conservationist Chris Packham [...]
Greens respond to Cambridge Analytica scandal, question EU ref legitimacy and highlight new EU privacy directive - March 22nd, 2018
The UK’s Green MEPs have condemned Facebook for being “actively complicit” in the harvesting of millions of users’ data subsequently used [...]
Green MEP calls for Government to withdraw support for a fracking industry it admits won’t deliver - March 21st, 2018
Keith Taylor MEP, European Chair of the Climate Parliament, is calling out the Government’s “duplicity” on fracking and urging Ministers [...]
Green MEP responds to Government’s Major Road Network consultation - March 19th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee, has today submitted [...]
Green MEP welcomes High Court delay to ‘chilling’ UKOG injunction bid against protesters - March 19th, 2018
The High Court in London adjourned a case today brought by UK Oil and Gas (UKOG), which aimed to restrict lawful actions against its [...]
Green MEP welcomes National Park authority notice UKOG to leave Markwells Wood, South Downs - March 16th, 2018
Responding to the news that the South Downs National Park Authority has issued the oil and gas drilling firm UKOG [...]
Green MEP lambasts Government’s ‘open borders’ Brexit plan - March 16th, 2018
Responding to the Government’s plans for an ‘open borders’ Brexit, Keith Taylor, the Green MEP for Kent, said: “Astonishingly, in the face of repeated [...]
Green MEP backs campaigners in court to challenge ‘chilling’ South East drilling injunction - March 16th, 2018
“This bid is an absolutely outrageous move by a firm that has no social licence for its environmentally-destructive drilling operations [...]
Green MEP objects to Angus application for Lidsey oil production in West Sussex - March 15th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for Sussex, has objected to oil company Angus Energy’s application to continue production from its Lidsey [...]
Green MEP supports Surrey anti-drilling petition hand-in at Environment Agency meeting - March 15th, 2018
Green MEP for Surrey, Keith Taylor, is backing local residents, including some famous faces, and anti-oil drilling campaigners who handed [...]
Green animals spokesperson wins fight to put animal welfare into Brexit resolution - March 14th, 2018
The European Parliament has today overwhelmingly approved a Resolution on the framework of the future relationship between the EU and [...]
Green MEP responds to European Parliament’s Brexit resolution vote - March 14th, 2018
The European Parliament has today voted on the guidelines for the framework of future EU-UK relations. The Brexit resolution was passed by [...]
Greens report reveals false CO2 emission ratings for cars have cost UK €8bn in lost tax revenue - March 12th, 2018
A new report from the Greens in Europe reveals an €8bn loss in tax revenue between 2010 and 2016 due [...]
Green MEP responds to West Sussex Waste and Minerals Plan - March 9th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP for Sussex, has responded to the proposed modifications to the West Sussex Waste and Minerals [...]
Green MEP fury at Gove broken promises as Badger cull expands across South East - March 8th, 2018
Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, has responded with dismay at proposals to extend the ‘scientifically illiterate, ineffective [...]