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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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Kelly secures target of 35pc renewables by 2030, surpassing Commission proposal

Published: Wed, 17 January 2018

The European Parliament today strongly backed the target to make 35 percent of the EU’s energy supply come from renewable sources by 2030, following today’s vote on the Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources report which Seán Kelly MEP negotiated for the EPP Group. The Parliament’s call for the higher target surpasses […]

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Kelly calls on EU to protect investments in conventional biofuels

Published: Fri, 12 January 2018

Seán Kelly MEP and Leader of the Fine Gael in the European Parliament this week hosted an EU biofuels strategy meeting with fellow MEPs, experts and stakeholders in Brussels. Mr Kelly, who is leading current parliamentary negotiations on renewable energy for the EPP, stressed the importance of protecting the investments made in conventional biofuels.

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FG MEPs: Brexit negotiations must be conducted “in good faith”

Published: Wed, 13 December 2017

Fine Gael MEPs Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune will today vote in favour of the European Parliament’s assessment that sufficient progress has been made in Brexit negotiations to move to phase two, but warned that there is no time to waste and that talks must be conducted “in good faith” or […]

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