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EU must be mindful of sensitive agri-food products in trade talks – Seán Kelly MEP

Published: Wed, 02 May 2018

Seán Kelly MEP has urged the European Commission to approach trade negotiations “with utmost care” in terms of liberalising market access for sensitive agricultural products, in a new Opinion on the future of food and farming authored by the Ireland South MEP for the Committee on International Trade which will be considered by the European […]

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Facebook CEO to appear before European Parliament – Seán Kelly MEP

Published: Fri, 27 April 2018

Seán Kelly MEP has welcomed the news that the CEO of Facebook has agreed to come to the European Parliament in May to discuss issues of privacy, data protection and more, following an invitation by European Parliament President Antonio Tajani for Mark Zuckerberg to meet MEPs, which Mr Kelly re-iterated while meeting Facebook representatives in […]

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Don’t delay EU-Singapore Trade Deal – Seán Kelly MEP calls for progress

Published: Wed, 18 April 2018

Seán Kelly MEP and lead negotiator on the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) for the Group of the European People’s Party, has called for faster progress on finalising the deal so that it can come before the European Parliament before the end of its current term for a final vote on the agreement.

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Manufacturers of waste packaging to be responsible for clean-up – Seán Kelly MEP

Published: Wed, 18 April 2018

Plastic pollution in our oceans and seas is a threat to all life, not just a problem for the fisheries sector,  Seán Kelly MEP said ahead of a debate on a new EU strategy to tackle plastic waste at the European Parliament, Strasbourg this week. MEPs will call for manufacturers to take on more responsibility […]

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Privacy warning as MEPs prepare to debate Cambridge Analytica scandal – Seán Kelly MEP – Facebook CEO invited to meet MEPs

Published: Tue, 17 April 2018

Individual users are just as vulnerable to a cyber-security attack and data breach as big companies, Seán Kelly MEP has reminded Irish citizens, ahead of a debate by the European Parliament on Wednesday on the protection of personal data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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