Archive for 2018

Green MEP slams Government’s latest air pollution plan

Thursday, June 21st, 2018 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Transport and Environment Committees, marked Clean [...]

Green MEP celebrates Clean Air Day with a call for a new Clean Air Act for Britain

Thursday, June 21st, 2018 | News
Vocal air pollution campaigner Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Environment [...]

Green MEP blasts Tory MPs across the South East for ‘voting against the sovereignty of Parliament’

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 | News
Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP for the South East, has accused Conservative MPs across the South East of ‘bartering away [...]

Cross-party MEPs urge South East MPs in Remain-supporting areas to back Lords amendments to the Withdrawal Bill in joint letter

Friday, June 8th, 2018 | News
Green MEP Keith Taylor and his South East colleague Lib Dem MEP Catherine Bearder have teamed up to put pressure [...]

Green MEP’s response to the consultation on Angus/Cuadrilla’s environmental permit application for Balcombe

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 | News
The Environment Agency (EA) is seeking comments on the application from Cuadrilla Balcombe Limited (the site will be operated by [...]

Green MEPs: Heathrow expansion as “a sick joke”

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 | News
The UK’s Green MEPs have slammed the Government’s decision to push ahead with Heathrow expansion, branding the move “a sick [...]

Kent Green MEP responds to latest news on Port of Dover post-Brexit chaos

Monday, June 4th, 2018 | News
Responding to the latest news on the chaos surrounding plans to avoid post-Brexit tailbacks at the Port of Dover, Green MEP for [...]

MEPs vote to end EU bullfighting subsidies as Greens Animal Spokesperson handed animal welfare award

Thursday, May 31st, 2018 | News
Keith Taylor, the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, joined a majority of MEPs in voting to end EU subsidies being used to raise bulls [...]

Green MEP slams Greg Clark in letter over plans to weaken fracking regulations and local democracy

Thursday, May 31st, 2018 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has today condemned the Government’s plans to further fast-track fracking in the [...]

‘War on Wildlife’: Green spokesperson condemns cruel badger cull expansion

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 | News
Responding to the Government’s re-confirmation of its plans to expand the ‘‘scientifically illiterate, ineffective and downright cruel’ badger cull to ‘low-risk areas’, [...]

Green MEP calls for EU sanctions against Israeli state over Gaza killings

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 | News
Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East and a member of the European Parliament’s Palestine Delegation, has called for [...]

Happy GDPR day. What does it all mean?

Friday, May 25th, 2018 | News
Today, the EU’s new data privacy law (GDPR) comes into force, as you’ll no doubt be aware from the number [...]

Greens welcome Ivory Bill despite failings

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 | News
Responding to the introduction of the Ivory Bill in Parliament today, Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animal Spokesperson, said: “As a [...]

Gove’s LATEST feeble air pollution strategy exposes post-Brexit toxic air crisis danger, say Greens

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 | News
UK Green Party MEPs have slammed the UK Government’s latest ‘feeble’ air pollution strategy and warned it is a signal [...]

Green Animal Spokesperson: ‘Live exports are barbaric, it’s time to take action’

Friday, May 18th, 2018 | News
As the Government’s consultation on live exports is set to close, official figures reveal the most recent annual figures for live [...]

‘Fracking statement cements Tories’ disregard for evidence-based policy-making’, says Green MEP

Thursday, May 17th, 2018 | News
Responding to Greg Clark Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s announcement that the UK Government accelerate its plans [...]

EU air pollution lawsuit exposes danger of UK plans for a post-Brexit environmental ‘lapdog’, say Greens

Thursday, May 17th, 2018 | News
UK Green Party MEPs and the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament have welcomed the decision of the European Commission to refer [...]

‘Time to end privatisation experiment’, Green MEP on East Coast Mainline return to public ownership

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 | News
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, a member of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee, has responded to the news that Chris Grayling [...]

Green MEP backs Arundel campaigners A27 bypass legal bid, urges support for SCATE alternative

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 | News
Green MEP, Keith Taylor, is backing local campaigners’ bid to fight the “hugely damaging” decision by Highways England to make [...]

Greens condemn UK appeasement of Israeli forces’ massacre of unarmed Palestinians

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 | News
Green MEP Keith Taylor, a member of the European Parliament’s Palestine Delegation, has responded to the UK Government, White House [...]

To read about the work of Caroline Lucas, Green MEP for the South East from 1999 to May 2010 you can visit her archived website.