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Report Number: 12107 Date: 18/9/2014

Title: Raw: High Air Pollution Concerns In London (3 of 3)

Of interest to: London

Script details:
Following reports 12105 and 12106 (available at www.radioep.com) raw audio of the full interview with Jean Lambert MEP (Green, London) is available for download below.

Interviewee: Jean Lambert MEP (Green, London)

Duration: 3 minutes 33 seconds

Out-words: polluted air.

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Report Number: 12106 Date: 18/9/2014

Title: High Air Pollution Concerns In London (2 of 3)

Of interest to: London

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Many of us are being warned to cut down our exercise levels as London’s hit by high air pollution.

The forecast for today means people with heart and lung problems and the elderly should reduce physical exertion.

It comes after warnings from a Westminster committee that not enough was being done to tackle poor air quality.

At the EU, where environmental regulations are decided, concerns are also being raised about the UK.

Green MEP for the capital, Jean Lambert, says we don’t compare well with other major cities:

NOTE TO EDITORS: More information on the DEFRA forecast is available here: http://bit.ly/1uH8qLr

Interviewee: Jean Lambert MEP (Green, London)

Duration: 0 minutes 18 seconds

Out-words: than Beijing.

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Report Number: 12105 Date: 18/9/2014

Title: High Air Pollution Concerns In London (1 of 3)

Of interest to: London

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London’s being hit by high levels of air pollution.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has forecast a level of 7 for the rest of today.

The scale only goes up to a maximum of 10.

People with heart and lung conditions are being urged to 'reduce strenuous physical exertion'.

A Westminster committee earlier this week said the UK Government’s failing to meet EU regulations.

Jean Lambert, Green MEP in the capital, says MPs made it clear not enough is being done to tackle the problem:

NOTE TO EDITORS: More information on the DEFRA forecast is available here: http://bit.ly/1uH8qLr

Interviewee: Jean Lambert MEP (Green, London)

Duration: 0 minutes 19 seconds

Out-words: national parliament.

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Report Number: 12104 Date: 18/9/2014

Title: Raw: Concern Over High Air Pollution In Kent (3 of 3)

Of interest to: South East

Script details:
Following reports 12102 and 12103 (available at www.radioep.com) raw audio of the full interview with Keith Taylor MEP (Green, South East) is available for download below.

Interviewee: Keith Taylor MEP (Green, South East)

Duration: 3 minutes 5 seconds

Out-words: real progress.

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Report Number: 12103 Date: 18/9/2014

Title: Concern Over High Air Pollution In Kent (2 of 3)

Of interest to: South East

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Many of us are being warned to cut down our exercise levels as parts of Kent are hit by high air pollution.

The forecast over today and tomorrow means people with heart and lung problems and the elderly should reduce physical exertion.

It comes after warnings from a Westminster committee that not enough was being done to tackle poor air quality.

At the EU, where environmental regulations are decided, concerns are also being raised about the UK.

Green MEP in the South East, Keith Taylor, accepts it’s not an easy problem to solve, but has a number of suggestions:

NOTE TO EDITORS: More information on the DEFRA forecast is available here: http://bit.ly/1uH8oTN

Interviewee: Keith Taylor MEP (Green, South East)

Duration: 0 minutes 19 seconds

Out-words: forms of transport.

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Report Number: 12102 Date: 18/9/2014

Title: Concern Over High Air Pollution In Kent (1 of 3)

Of interest to: South East

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Parts of Kent are set to be hit by high levels of air pollution later.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is predicting a level of 8 today and tomorrow.

The scale only goes up to a maximum of 10.

Official health advice for such conditions is for people with heart and lung problems to 'reduce strenuous physical exertion'.

It comes after a Westminster committee said the UK Government was failing to meet EU regulations, issuing them with a 'red card'.

Keith Taylor, Green MEP in the South East, says little action’s been taken here to address the issue:

NOTE TO EDITORS: More information on the DEFRA forecast is available here: http://bit.ly/1uH8oTN

Interviewee: Keith Taylor MEP (Green, South East)

Duration: 0 minutes 19 seconds

Out-words: air pollution.

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Report Number: 12101 Date: 18/9/2014

Title: Raw: Anglia Fishermen Hope For Net Ban Exemption (3 of 3)

Of interest to: Eastern

Script details:
Following reports 12099 and 12100 (available at www.radioep.com) raw audio of the full interview with Stuart Agnew MEP (UK Independence Party, Eastern) is available for download below.

Interviewee: Stuart Agnew MEP (UK Independence Party, Eastern)

Duration: 4 minutes 25 seconds

Out-words: a drift net.

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Report Number: 12100 Date: 18/9/2014

Title: Anglia Fishermen Hope For Net Ban Exemption (2 of 3)

Of interest to: Eastern

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Fishermen from Eastern England have convinced the EU to delay a ban on drift nets.

A team’s been putting their case against the measures, which had been due to come into effect in January, to the European Commission this week.

The plans will now go before MEPs for approval.

An exception from the proposals had already been agreed for parts of the Baltic Sea.

Stuart Agnew, UKIP’s MEP in the East, is hopeful the same can happen here:

NOTE TO EDITORS: More information on the Commission’s proposals is available here: http://bit.ly/YSqqrB

Interviewee: Stuart Agnew MEP (UK Independence Party, Eastern)

Duration: 0 minutes 13 seconds

Out-words: a drift net.

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Report Number: 12099 Date: 18/9/2014

Title: Anglia Fishermen Hope For Net Ban Exemption (1 of 3)

Of interest to: Eastern

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Fishermen in the East are taking their fight against a proposed ban on using drift nets to the European Parliament.

Crews are warning the planned move by the EU would leave them with no alternative.

A team travelled to Brussels this week to put their case to the European Commission.

They've managed to convince them not to introduce the measures in January - it'll instead now go before MEPs.

UKIP East MEP, Stuart Agnew, says exceptions have been granted elsewhere in Europe and is hopeful the same can be done here:

NOTE TO EDITORS: More information on the Commission’s proposals is available here: http://bit.ly/YSqqrB

Interviewee: Stuart Agnew MEP (UK Independence Party, Eastern)

Duration: 0 minutes 17 seconds

Out-words: completely uneconomic.

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Report Number: 12098 Date: 17/9/2014

Title: Raw: Oxford Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins (3 of 3)

Of interest to: South East

Script details:
Following reports 12096 and 12097 (available at www.radioep.com) raw audio of the full interview with Catherine Bearder MEP (Liberal Democrat, South-East) is available for download below.

Interviewee: Catherine Bearder MEP (Liberal Democrat, South-East)

Duration: 6 minutes 13 seconds

Out-words: our institutions.

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Report Number: 12097 Date: 17/9/2014

Title: Oxford Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins (2 of 3)

Of interest to: South East

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It’s hoped trials of a vaccine against Ebola in Oxford could lead to a longer-term boost for research here.

The European Parliament’s this afternoon discussing ways to combat the spread of the virus, which has claimed the lives of thousands in West Africa.

The Jenner Institute, which is carrying out the study, has previously received help from the EU to fight malaria.

South East Lib Dem MEP, Catherine Bearder, says that support should continue into the future:

NOTE TO EDITORS: More information on the Jenner Institute's trial is available here: http://bit.ly/1qy7gAa

Interviewee: Catherine Bearder MEP (Liberal Democrat, South-East)

Duration: 0 minutes 20 seconds

Out-words: fight it.

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Report Number: 12096 Date: 17/9/2014

Title: Oxford Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins (1 of 3)

Of interest to: South East

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Trials in Oxford for a potential Ebola vaccine are getting underway, as the issue’s discussed in Europe.

Scientists at the Jenner Institute are working to develop the treatment for use as soon as possible.

More than two thousand people have died in West Africa this year from the deadly virus.

There are calls for research here to receive more funding from the EU so we can prepare better for future outbreaks.

Catherine Bearder, Lib Dem MEP for the South East, says it can’t just be a one-off effort:

NOTE TO EDITORS: More information on the Jenner Institute's trial is available here: http://bit.ly/1qy7gAa

Interviewee: Catherine Bearder MEP (Liberal Democrat, South-East)

Duration: 0 minutes 19 seconds

Out-words: normally do.

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Report Number: 12095 Date: 17/9/2014

Title: Raw: Liverpool Ebola Research ‘Should Get EU Support’ (3 of 3)

Of interest to: North West

Script details:
Following reports 12093 and 12094 (available at www.radioep.com) raw audio of the full interview with Theresa Griffin MEP (Labour, North West) is available for download below.

Interviewee: Theresa Griffin MEP (Labour, North West)

Duration: 5 minutes 3 seconds

Out-words: the future.

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Report Number: 12094 Date: 17/9/2014

Title: Liverpool Ebola Research ‘Should Get EU Support’ (2 of 3)

Of interest to: North West

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There are calls for research into a cure for Ebola at Liverpool University to get EU help.

Scientists here say they could eventually stop the disease, which has so far killed thousands in West Africa this year.

A breakthrough's been made by the institution in potentially adapting a heart disease drug to fight the deadly virus.

Theresa Griffin, a Labour MEP in the North West, says support being discussed at the European Parliament today should be extended to funding for researchers:

NOTE TO EDITORS: More information on Liverpool University's research is available here: http://bit.ly/1r8JKeT

Interviewee: Theresa Griffin MEP (Labour, North West)

Duration: 0 minutes 20 seconds

Out-words: public health.

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Report Number: 12093 Date: 17/9/2014

Title: Liverpool Ebola Research ‘Should Get EU Support’ (1 of 3)

Of interest to: North West

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Pioneering research at Liverpool University to tackle Ebola should get European funding, according to an MEP.

Researchers say an existing drug used for treating heart disease could lead to a cure being developed for the deadly bug.

More than two thousand people have so far died from it this year in West Africa.

The European Parliament’s this afternoon discussing ways the EU can help the battle against Ebola.

North West Labour MEP, Theresa Griffin, says scientists here should be supported:

NOTE TO EDITORS: More information on Liverpool University's research is available here: http://bit.ly/1r8JKeT

Interviewee: Theresa Griffin MEP (Labour, North West)

Duration: 0 minutes 20 seconds

Out-words: long term problems.

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