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Kent MEP welcomes Thanet Offshore Wind Farm expansion plans - January 6th, 2017
Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee, has welcomed plans to [...]
Green MEPs refer Murdoch’s Sky bid to European Commission - January 6th, 2017
The UK’s Green MEPs have written to the EU competition commissioner seeking to block the takeover of Sky by Rupert [...]
Oxford Farming Conference: Green MEP accuses Defra Secretary of duplicity on animal welfare issues - January 4th, 2017
  Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee, is calling out Andrea [...]
Green MEP backs commuters in #SouthernFail protest march - December 14th, 2016
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England, is backing commuters who are set to stage a ‘Passenger Protest‘ against [...]
Green MEP backs work of Lower Thames Crossing campaign group - December 13th, 2016
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England, has issued a statement of support for the Shorne and Higham Action [...]
International Animal Rights Day: Fight for animals must be renewed as we prepare to leave the EU - December 10th, 2016
Today is International Animal Rights Day and it is a perfect opportunity to confront the biggest challenge facing animal lovers [...]
Green MEP urges Transport Secretary to take residents’ A27 concerns seriously - December 7th, 2016
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England, has issued a statement of support for the Chichester and Bognor Regis [...]
International Civil Aviation Day: Isn’t it time the industry sorted its fairness problem? - December 7th, 2016
Today (December 7), we are being told we should celebrate the importance of aviation as a benevolent industry working in [...]
Green MEP backs Winchester air pollution demo - December 6th, 2016
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, is offering his support to demonstrators set to attend an air pollution [...]
Health warning as South East experiences ‘high’ air pollution episode - December 6th, 2016
Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East, is warning residents to take extra precautions as air quality indicators show high [...]
Time to dig in and save our soils, say Green MEPs - December 5th, 2016
Green MEPs are using World Soil Day to urge the EU and the UK government to save our soil. They [...]
Green MEP supports ‘Leith Hill celebration walk’ protest against drilling in Dorking - December 2nd, 2016
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England and a member of the European Parliament’s Environment committee, has today issued [...]
Green MEP signals support for ‘Keep our Eastbourne Downs public’ campaign - November 29th, 2016
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England and Vice-Chair of the Local Government Association, has issued a statement of [...]
European Parliament marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - November 25th, 2016
Today, 25th November, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Statistics show that violence against women is [...]
Government must put the welfare of farm animals before trade - November 24th, 2016
Tomorrow, Parliament will explore whether the government could help end the cruel and needless trade in farm animals. MPs will discuss [...]
Parliament adopts Green MEP’s report on the potential of ferries and cruises - November 22nd, 2016
Today the European Parliament in Strasbourg adopted an ‘Own-initiative report’ (INI) drafted by Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East [...]
Keith Taylor MEP calls on EU countries to tackle unfair transport competition - November 16th, 2016
MEPs are calling on national parliaments and the EU Commission to do more to improve the transport industry across the [...]
Keith welcomes Transport committee recommendations to combat sexual harassment on public transport - November 10th, 2016
Today, Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East of England, and his colleagues in the Transport Committee adopted recommendations [...]
Green MEP slams government as foodbank use surges to record high in South East - November 8th, 2016
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has criticised the government’s ‘hunger as punishment for poverty’ policy as new [...]
Common Crane resurgence proves importance of EU wildlife protections, say Greens - November 7th, 2016
Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animals spokesperson, is welcoming the news of a record-breaking resurgence in Common Cranes across [...]
Policing report reveals bully boy tactics used against fracking protesters, says Green MEP - November 4th, 2016
Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP for the South East, has condemned the crackdown on the fundamental rights of British citizens [...]
Ruling a victory for parliamentary democracy over Theresa May’s half-medieval version - November 3rd, 2016
Responding to the news that the court has ruled Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process [...]
High Court ruling exposes government failure on toxic air pollution crisis - November 2nd, 2016
Responding to the news that the courts have ruled against the government in a vital legal challenge on air pollution, [...]
Green MEP visits Leith Hill anti-drilling protection camp in Dorking - November 1st, 2016
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, visited the Leith Hill ‘protection camp’ in Dorking today to offer his [...]
The legal challenge that could stop a third runway at Heathrow - October 31st, 2016
An abridged version of this article was published by The New Stateman on Friday, 28 October. The decision to green light Heathrow [...]
Keith welcomes EU and UN votes on nuclear weapons ban - October 28th, 2016
Today, the United Nations member states voted overwhelmingly to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons just hours after the European Parliament [...]
Keith dismayed at adoption of pro-fracking report by EuroParl - October 26th, 2016
With little more than a week before the Paris Agreement on climate change enters into force, the European Parliament has [...]
Welcome to never-never land: Heathrow expansion is ‘disastrous’ – Green MEPs - October 25th, 2016
The decision to approve expansion at Heathrow airport lacks ‘common sense’ and is ‘manifestly against the interests of the UK [...]
No new runways! Not at Heathrow, not at Gatwick! - October 24th, 2016
Should it be Heathrow or Gatwick? The answer, writes Keith Taylor, is neither. For climate and pollution reasons alone the [...]
Plucky Walloons show spirit of Asterix and the Gauls as they take on CETA - October 24th, 2016
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, is welcoming the news that Belgium will not sign the controversial EU-Canada [...]