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EU pesticides committee must be fair and balanced – Seán Kelly MEP

Published: Wed, 21 February 2018

Seán Kelly MEP has been appointed to a special European Parliament committee on the EU’s authorisation procedure for pesticides. Ireland South MEP cautioned against a political game-playing with such an important issue and stressed the need for a balanced approach. 

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EU to consider scrapping Daylight Savings Time – MEP Kelly

Published: Fri, 09 February 2018

Seán Kelly MEP and Leader of the Fine Gael delegation in the European Parliament has welcomed the Parliament’s vote in favour of reviewing the bi-annual time change across Europe.

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EU-ETS: MEP Kelly ensures fair deal for dairy sector

Published: Tue, 06 February 2018

Amendments made by Seán Kelly MEP (Ireland South) and leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament will ensure the dairy sector gets a fair deal under the EU Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS) with proper assessments, following a vote in the European Parliament today (Tuesday). Mr Kelly welcomed the adoption of the final text on […]

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Kelly welcomes European Commission adoption of Plastics Strategy

Published: Tue, 30 January 2018

Leader of the Fine Gael Delegation in the European Parliament Seán Kelly MEP welcomed the European Commission’s adoption of the first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics this month, as part of the transition towards a more circular economy.

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Seán Kelly hosts Clare farmers petitioning the European Parliament

Published: Tue, 23 January 2018

Seán Kelly MEP (Ireland South) has confirmed that the European Parliament’s Petitions Committee will request that the Department of Agriculture reviews the case of a Co Clare husband and wife who were refused cattle identity tags and suffered financially as a result. The case will also be referred to the Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture for […]

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