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Circular economy submission from Green MEPs - August 20th, 2015
20th August – UK Green MEPs – Jean Lambert, Molly Scott Cato, Keith Taylor press for ambitious proposals to reduce [...]
Tories “in bed with fracking industry”, says Green MEP - August 18th, 2015
18th August – The Government today announced the 14th round of fracking licences, granting 27 new oil and gas exploration licences [...]
Keith Taylor condemns government plans to overrule councils on fracking - August 10th, 2015
10th August – Government plans to overrule councils by fast-tracking fracking applications have been criticised by Keith Taylor, anti-fracking campaigner and [...]
Keith Taylor welcomes Lancashire fracking postponement - July 31st, 2015
31st July – A delay in the government’s fracking plans for Lancashire is good news for all of the UK [...]
Keith criticizes Cameron for lack of humanity towards the migrants in Calais - July 31st, 2015
31st July 2015 – Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP for South East England writes for Politics.co.uk Comment: Britain has a responsibility [...]
EU legislation is crucial in protecting UK’s most threatened bird species - July 29th, 2015
29th July 2015 – According to new research by the RSPB, BirdLife International and Durham University, the European Union’s Birds [...]
Half a million respond to EU Commission nature review - July 24th, 2015
24th July 2015 – The total number of people urging the European Commission to maintain and enforce EU nature legislation [...]
Statement from Keith on Government bees announcement - July 23rd, 2015
23rd July 2015 – The Government has just agreed to allow farmers to plant oilseed rape seeds treated with currently [...]
Green MEP comments on expected live animal exports tonight at Ramsgate Port - July 23rd, 2015
23rd July – On hearing news from local campaign group ‘Kent Action Against Live Exports’ (Kaale) that the export of [...]
Keith welcomes outcome of key air pollution vote in Parliament’s Environment Committee - July 16th, 2015
16th July 2015 – Keith welcomed the outcome of yesterday’s vote by the European Parliament’s ‘Environment, Public Health and Food Safety’ committee [...]
Postponed fox hunting vote is a “cynical manipulation of our democracy” - July 14th, 2015
14th July 2015 – A vote planned for tomorrow in the House of Commons on Tory proposals to amend the Hunting Act [...]
Keith explains why he voted against the TTIP resolution - July 9th, 2015
9th July 2015 – Under direct pressure from its President Martin Schulz, the European Parliament yesterday adopted its recommendations on [...]
Thousands of South East residents say no to trade deal - July 8th, 2015
8th July 2015 – The European Parliament today adopted a report setting out its position on TTIP (the Transatlantic Trade [...]
Climate doesn’t allow for third runway at Heathrow - July 1st, 2015
1st July 2015 – Following the release of the Airports Commission’s final report this morning, which has recommended building a [...]
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) [...]