Sunday, 20 June 2010

NEW GREEN MEP PAYS SURPRISE VISIT TO KENT GREENS

After the election of Green MEP Caroline Lucas to Parliament, her replacement Keith Taylor has now been sworn in as a Member of the European Parliament. Keith, a councillor from Brighton, will be serving on the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committees and its Supermarket Inter-Group, looking at the dominance of supermarkets in the European retail sector. Keith was able to make a surprise visit to the Kent Green Party meeting held at Wye, on 19th June. He emphasised that he saw his role as:

“Making a positive difference to people’s lives” and in the current difficult economic climate, continuing to advocate “social justice.”

More details about Keith Taylor and his work can be found at: http://www.keithtaylormep.org.uk/

Keith has already taken a lead in supporting campaigning efforts to meet social housing needs in the South East: http://www.keithtaylormep.org.uk/2010/06/11/new-south-east-mep-attacks-coalition-government-over-funding-cuts-for-affordable-housing/

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FURTHER INFORMATION: Keith’s Press Officer is Melissa Freeman who can be contacted on: 020 7407 9935 Email: keithpress@greenmeps.org.uk Also, Email Keith at: keithtaylor@greenmeps.org.uk

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