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Green MEP commits to Equal Marriage during International Marriage Week

09 March 2012

Keith Taylor: "I am shocked and saddened by the discrimination shown against same sex marriages in Belgium by the organisers of the International Marriage Week event in the European Parliament."

Green MEP calls on council to raise costs for live animal exporters at Ramsgate port

09 March 2012

Keith Taylor: “At the moment these export costs are being covered by the public purse, despite widespread opposition locally and nationally to the practice of exporting live animals."

Green Euro-MP vists Balcombe to offer support to anti-fracking protestors

09 March 2012

Keith Taylor: “Until the UK government has carried out a thorough and independent investigation I’m calling for a moratorium on fracking.”

Letter to The Guardian: Uprising against fracking nuisance

09 March 2012

Keith Taylor’s letter to The Guardian about energy company Cuadrilla’s plans to start fracking for shale gas in Balcombe, West Sussex was published on Saturday.

Keith responds to government go-ahead for HS2 rail plans

09 March 2012

Following the government’s decision to approve plans to build a high speed railway from London to Birmingham, Keith Taylor sent a letter to local papers in the areas of his constituency which would be affected by HS2.

Petition for eight hour live animal journey limit gathers a million signatures

09 March 2012

Keith Taylor: "That the 8 hours campaign has reached one million signatures shows the strength of feeling on this issue both in the UK and across the EU."

Green MEP supports anti-fracking campaigners in Balcombe

09 March 2012

Keith Taylor: “Fracking has already been banned in France and several US states. Because more evidence of the damaging consequences of this practice is still emerging we need to call for a UK moratorium on the practice."

Keith calls for ban on battery cage eggs

09 March 2012

Keith Taylor has today sent a letter to local press recognising the improvements to laying hen welfare which were brought in at the beginning of the year and detailing his work towards a ban on all battery cages.

After High Court ruling Green MEP asks European Commission to take tough action on UK’s dirty air

09 March 2012

Keith Taylor: “The fact that the UK government readily admits that it is planning to miss even the extended 2015 deadline makes a mockery of its legal commitment to comply with air pollution limits and demonstrates that it is not serious about tackling this growing invisible public health crisis."

Keith calls for a Directive on the Welfare of Cattle, Sheep and Ducks

09 March 2012

Today Keith Taylor called for the need for better animal welfare regulation through species specific legislation.


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