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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 [...]
Green MEP welcomes ClientEarth’s victory for exposing Government’s apathy in face of air pollution crisis - February 21st, 2018
Responding to the news that ClientEarth has won its latest case against the Government over its air pollution failures and ‘shabby rewrite’ of [...]
Green MEP responds as Environment Agency report outlines ‘fracking risk to water quality and resources’ - February 20th, 2018
Responding to the Environment Agency’s  the state of the environment: water quality, Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East and [...]
Three-quarters of South East residents ‘not consulted’ by oil and gas firms, despite industry charter - February 19th, 2018
Report reveals 77% of South East residents were not consulted, directly or indirectly, before an oil or gas firm prior [...]
Green MEP raises animal welfare fears as Efra report on Brexit and Trade report released - February 19th, 2018
Responding to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee’s report on the Brexit impacts on the trade in food, [...]
Greens Animals Spokesperson slams Gove for broken badger cull promises - February 16th, 2018
Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, has responded with dismay as the Government announced plans to extend the ‘scientifically illiterate, [...]
Green MEP ‘astonished’ at Manston Airport firm’s ‘ignorance’ of air pollution - February 15th, 2018
Green MEP and air quality campaigner, Keith Taylor, has slammed RiverOak Strategic Partners’ (RSP) consultation on plans to re-open Manston [...]
Green MEP learns of ‘detrimental’ impacts of Brexit on cancer patients during visit to Cancer Research UK in Cambridge - February 14th, 2018
Keith Taylor, UK Green MEP and a member of the European Parliament’s Public Health Committee, visited the Cancer Research UK [...]
Green MEP: ‘Government warned Dover to become post-Brexit carpark and still no answers’ - February 14th, 2018
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, a member of the European Parliament’s Transport and Environment and Public Health Committees, has urged the [...]
Greens: ‘Animals don’t care which party talks the best game on welfare issues’ - February 14th, 2018
The Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, Keith Taylor MEP, has responded to Labour’s new animal welfare policy push claiming that Brexit [...]
Green MEP sends Valentine’s Day message of support to anti-drilling campaigner ahead of Brighton court appearance - February 14th, 2018
Green MEP for the South East is sending a message of support to anti-drilling campaigner Pete Whittick as he is [...]
Green MEP reiterates support for East-West rail link and calls for electrified route - February 13th, 2018
Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East continues to back Network Rail’s proposals for an East-West rail link between Oxfordshire [...]
Green MEP: ‘I won’t give up on search for Birling Gap answers as easily as Government has’ - February 10th, 2018
Responding to the news that Defra has published its scientific report into the Birling Gap ‘chemical haze’ incident in East Sussex in [...]
Green Animals Spokesperson: Government heeding our call on third-party puppy trade - February 8th, 2018
Responding to the news that Defra is calling for evidence as the Government considers a ban on third-party puppy sales, Keith [...]
Green MEP: Leith Hill traffic plan issues remain unchanged and unworkable - February 7th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for Surrey, has reiterated his opposition to the Traffic Management Plan for Leith Hill ahead of [...]
Keith Taylor MEP meets UNRWA and backs Palestinian refugee #DignityIsPriceless campaign - February 6th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP, met today with representatives from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) [...]
Green MEP calls for ‘U-turn’ on Government projects ‘driving runaway transport emissions’ — as new emissions stats released - February 6th, 2018
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, has written to the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, to urge a ‘sea change’ in the Government’s ‘outdated’ [...]
Proposal to let Government overrule local democracy on fracking ‘frightening’, says Green MEP - February 1st, 2018
Responding to the news that the Communities and Local Government Select Committee is seeking submissions on whether planning applications for fracking in [...]
UKOG’s Isle of Wight drilling plans a slap in the face for local residents – Keith Taylor MEP - January 31st, 2018
Responding to the news that UKOG has ended its pursuit of offshore oil exploration near Compton on the Isle of Wight [...]
Green MEP: Burying bad NHS news on Brexit study scandal day - January 30th, 2018
Responding to the news that the Government is officially backing the controversial Naylor proposals for a big NHS property sell-off, Keith Taylor MEP, a [...]
Green MEP responds to ‘humiliating’ leaked Brexit impact study - January 30th, 2018
Responding to the leaked Government Brexit impact study, Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, said: “So the Brexit impact studies, [...]
Greens slam lack air pollution failures as Michael Gove is due before European Commission - January 30th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP for the South East, has slammed the Government’s ‘dereliction’ of duty as Michael Gove is [...]
Green MEP and Animals Spokesperson: Car industry animal fume testing cannot be condemned strongly enough - January 29th, 2018
Responding to the news that the firms behind Dieselgate have been allegedly forcing human and primate subjects to inhale toxic diesel [...]
[CLOSED] Community survey: have you heard from the oil and gas companies developing sites in your area? - January 25th, 2018
Keith Taylor MEP is carrying out research to find out if the oil and gas companies involved in developing sites [...]
Greens slam lack air pollution failures as Government back in court (again) - January 25th, 2018
Green MEP Keith Taylor has slammed Ministers as the UK Government is dragged back before the High Court for a third [...]
Greens raise cancer patients’ Brexit fears as Cancer Research UK gives evidence to select committee - January 25th, 2018
Greens have written to the Business Secretary to relay the concerns of UK patients’ groups about the Government’s ‘needless’ decision [...]
Green MEP builds the case against Newhaven concrete factory - January 22nd, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for Sussex has written to East Sussex County Council to object to the Brett Aggregates application [...]
“Out of the oily frying pan into the fire” – Green MEP reacts to Cuadrilla’s Balcombe sale - January 22nd, 2018
The Green MEP for the South East has reacted with incredulity to the news that the fracking firm Cuadrilla has sold the [...]
Green MEP claims Oxford-Cambridge Expressway in breach of international law - January 20th, 2018
Keith Taylor, the Green MEP for the South East, has written a scathing letter to the Chief Executive of Highways England criticising [...]
Green Party MEP visits Isle of Wight to support local anti-drilling campaign - January 20th, 2018
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, is on the Isle of Wight today to campaign against ‘climate-destructive’ oil [...]