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Green MEP dismayed by Surrey County Council’s Horse Hill decision - October 18th, 2017
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, is criticising Surrey County Council for waving through approval for more drilling at the controversial Horse [...]
May’s silence on the violence in Catalonia betrays her weakness on the international stage – Green MEP - October 17th, 2017
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, is criticising Theresa May for failing to speak out against Spanish state authorities’ use of excessive [...]
Ministers refuse to give Green MEP any reassurances on functioning of EU environmental law post-Brexit - October 17th, 2017
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, is criticising the Government after the Minister for the Environment refused to commit to protecting the [...]
Green MEP calls for justice over quad bike attack on foxhunt protester - October 16th, 2017
Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, has written to the Leicestershire Police Chief Constable urging the force to seek [...]
Green MEP slams Government NHS record as quarter of Brighton GP services close - October 16th, 2017
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, has slammed the Government as it is revealed that a quarter of GP surgeries in Brighton [...]
Green MEP backs silent protest over Leith Hill traffic plans - October 16th, 2017
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for Surrey, is supporting and sending a message of solidarity to residents set to take part [...]
Green MEP: We knew it already, but ‘Clean Growth Strategy’ finally confirms Tories lied about fracking - October 13th, 2017
Commenting on the Government’s ‘Clean Growth Strategy‘, Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East and a member of the [...]
Green MEP urges residents to have their say on Arundel A27 plans - October 13th, 2017
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, is urging residents to have their say on the controversial proposals for [...]
Green MEPs: Brexit means Clean Growth Strategy not worth paper it’s printed on - October 12th, 2017
The Government’s Clean Growth Strategy ‘isn’t worth the paper it’s printed on’ according to the UK’s Green MEPs. Keith Taylor, MEP [...]
Oxford MEP: Greens to hold Councils to account on zero-emissions plan - October 11th, 2017
Responding to the news that Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council are planning to consult on whether to ban [...]
Green MEP avoids arrest as 79-year-old ‘tea lady’ forcibly removed from Kirby Misperton fracking site - October 10th, 2017
Green MEP Keith Taylor criticised North Yorkshire Police tactics after narrowly avoiding arrest and witnessing the ‘heavy-handed’ treatment of a [...]
Green MEP welcomes campaign for abolition of nuclear weapons Nobel Peace Prize - October 6th, 2017
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, welcomes the news that the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to [...]
Ivory trade proposals cautiously welcomed by Green Animals Spokesperson - October 6th, 2017
Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, has given a cautious welcome to the announcement that the UK government [...]
European Parliament: ‘say no to fossil fuel lobbying at international climate talks’ - October 4th, 2017
MEPs have today voted in favour of pushing to curb the access of fossil fuel lobbyists at international climate negotiations. The [...]
MEPs join Greens to stand up for public health and block ‘endocrine disruptors’ criteria - October 4th, 2017
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, welcomes the vote in the European Parliament today against weak criteria for [...]
Green MEP backs Colne Valley HS2 campaigner - October 3rd, 2017
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee, has sent a [...]
Green MEP responds to Environment Secretary’s conference speech - October 3rd, 2017
Responding to the Environment Secretary’s speech at the Conservative Party Conference, the Green Party MEP for the South East, Keith [...]
Greens Animals Spokesperson lukewarm on Gove’s live animal exports ‘proposals’ - October 3rd, 2017
Responding to Gove’s comments on restricting live exports, Keith Taylor, Green MEP for Kent, said: “Greens support a full ban on [...]
Green MEPs respond to overwhelming vote of support for resolution on Brexit - October 3rd, 2017
The UK’s Green MEPs have responded to today’s overwhelming vote in favour of a resolution on Brexit in the European [...]
On World Farm Animals Day, Green MEP reiterates his call for urgent agricultural reform - October 2nd, 2017
On World Farm Animals Day, Keith Taylor, Green MEP for South East England and the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, reiterates [...]
Green MEP: ‘Condemning violent political repression is not the same as ‘interfering’ in Spain’s domestic politics’ - October 2nd, 2017
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, has condemned the state-sponsored violence in Catalonia on Sunday and criticised the UK Government and the [...]
World Habitat Day: Greens call on Michael Gove to protect EU wildlife safeguards post-Brexit - October 2nd, 2017
On World Habitat Day, The Green Party is calling on Michael Gove to protect EU wildlife safeguards post-Brexit. Keith Taylor MEP, the [...]
Keith Taylor MEP to give keynote speech at ‘ANIMA: animals, the planet and us’ event - September 29th, 2017
This weekend, Saturday 30 September, an exciting and creative animals event will bring hundreds of like-minded people who share a [...]
Green MEP calls for full-scale independent investigation after food safety fraud revealed - September 28th, 2017
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Public Health Committee, has called [...]
Forget Boris’s nonsense, Brexit is already hurting our NHS - September 28th, 2017
It emerges that rather than delivering the fabled £350m a week for our NHS – a debunked statistic which has [...]
Greens welcome decision to withdraw access from Monsanto lobbyists - September 28th, 2017
At their meeting today, the parliamentary leaders in the European Parliament decided to withdraw access to lobbyists and other representatives [...]
Green MEP welcomes progress on EU rail passenger rights - September 28th, 2017
The European Commission has today published its proposals to updating the European rules on rail passenger rights. The Greens/EFA group [...]
Greens condemn repressive actions in Catalan and call on EU Commission to ease deadlock - September 27th, 2017
Green MEPs in the European Parliament have today called on the European Commission to facilitate dialogue between the Spanish and [...]
Mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses urge Green MEPs – consultation response - September 26th, 2017
The UK Green MEPs, Keith Taylor, Jean Lambert and Molly Scott Cato, have responded to Defra’s consultation on compulsory CCTV [...]
Green MEP welcomes reinstatement of protection for huge Amazon reserve - September 26th, 2017
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has welcomed the decision by the Brazilian government to reinstate a mining [...]