MEP Update: Keith Taylor (27/01/2017)

Keith Taylor, MEP for South East England, is joining a legal challenge in Dublin to establish whether Brexit can be reversed.

Keith Taylor is among the politicians named today as plaintiffs in the ‘Dublin Case’ which seeks legal clarity on revocability of Article 50.

Keith will join Jonathan Bartley, Co-leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, Northern Irish Green Party leader, Steven Agnew MLA, and Jolyon Maugham QC, Director of the Good Law Project, as a litigant in the case.

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Appalling rise in rough sleeping in Brighton is a symptom of a wider problem that shames Britain, says Keith Taylor MEP

The “hideous” rough sleeping crisis in Brighton should “shame Britain”, says Keith Taylor, the Green MEP for the South East, on the release of shocking new figures.

Government figures reveal that in England between 2015 and 2016, the number of people on the streets rose by an average of 20% outside London, whereas in the capital it was 3%.

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Green MEP issues health warning as South East experiences ‘high’ air pollution episode

Keith Taylor, MEP for the South East, warned residents earlier this week to take extra precautions as air quality indicators showed high levels of air pollution in Kent. Moderate levels were also recorded in Oxford, Eastbourne, and Reading.

Keith, a vocal air quality campaigner, said: “These high levels of pollution highlight just how serious a threat bad air is to our health. Air pollution causes serious heart and lung problems and is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths every year in the UK.”

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Keith Taylor MEP reacts to Supreme Court Article 50 ruling

Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has responded to the Supreme Court ruling that the Government does not have the power to trigger Article 50 without a vote in Parliament.

He said: “I welcome this latest ruling which reaffirms the sovereignty of Parliament. The decision makes clear that Ministers cannot exercise powers which have not been bestowed upon them by the British public and must, instead, consult MPs before triggering Article 50.”

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Keith Taylor MEP backs Reading action against CETA trade deal

Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, is backing Global Justice Reading’s action against CETA on January, 21. Campaigners will take to Broad Street on Saturday morning to ask people to sign a card for Anneliese Dodds, Labour MEP for the region, asking her not to ratify the deal.

As a staunch opponent of CETA, Keith has already pledged to vote down the toxic trade deal, unlike his South East colleague.

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