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EU-US trade deal will reduce red tape and boost SME growth – Kelly

Published: Wed, 20 May 2015

Seán Kelly MEP (Ireland South) has called for a strong harmonisation of business regulations to be prioritised in the ongoing EU-US trade or Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement (TTIP) negotiations, in order to boost SME growth.

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“SMEs to drive Ireland’s sustainable recovery” – MEP Kelly

Published: Tue, 19 May 2015

Seán Kelly MEP has commended Irish businesses on the pivotal role they continue to play in putting Ireland’s economy on the road to recovery. Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg today (Tuesday) ahead of the presentation of a new European Commission report which reflects positively on Ireland’s economic performance in 2014, Mr. Kelly highlighted […]

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Kelly Welcomes New CAP Simplification Proposals for Farmers

Published: Wed, 13 May 2015

Seán Kelly, MEP for Ireland South, welcomed Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan’s announcement regarding the first round of simplification measures to be introduced this year. MEP Kelly highlighted that the proposed actions will greatly benefit farmers in Ireland, who have had many issues in dealing with direct payments and wrong declarations.

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Kelly to Drive EU towards new International Climate Agreement

Published: Fri, 08 May 2015

MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, is set to play a key role in the development of a new international climate change agreement that will cover all countries. The Kerry MEP has been selected to lead the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) in formulating their position on the highly anticipated new […]

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Ireland Can Lead Europe’s Digital Agenda, says Kelly

Published: Thu, 07 May 2015

Seán Kelly, MEP for Ireland South, has welcomed plans to create a Digital Single Market in Europe and highlighted the opportunities it can bring to Irish businesses and consumers in terms of opening up new markets, removing unnecessary geo-blocking and creating jobs and growth.

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