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EU to debate the Rule of Law in Poland

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has alerted us to a debate which takes place in the European Parliament in Strasbourg tomorrow. The debate will centre on the state of the rule of law and restrictions...

SNP vote to protect internet freedom in Europe

Today SNP Members of the European Parliament Alyn Smith and Ian Hudghton voted to protect the freedom of Internet users. Unfortunately the Parliament voted against various amendments to the flawed European Telecom Single Market (TSM)...

Scottish MEP glad that European Commission’s GM proposals rejected

The European Commission today received a stinging blow from MEPs over “fatally flawed” proposals on GM food and feed. Parliament’s Environment and Food Safety Committee followed the Agriculture Committee in voting to throw out the...

Alyn Smith MEP welcomes ruling on human rights

EUROPEAN JUDGES CONSISTENCY EXPOSES FAILURE OF EUROSCEPTICS TO RESPECT HUMAN RIGHTSSNP  MEP Alyn Smith, today welcomed a judgment from the European Court of Justice (the highest court of the EU).This stated that member states could...

The Scotland I look forward to

Hopes for the future by Alyn Smith MEP”May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson MandelaWhen Scotland goes to the polls tomorrow morning we will face a choice of profound importance,...

Scottish Independence Referendum – Scotland – a presence among equals

 by Alyn Smith SNP MEP Recently people took to social media in large numbers to express why they are voting for Independence on 18 September in the #YesBecause campaign. There was a great response to...

MEP supports his local butcher

ALYN SMITH MEP BACKS LOCAL BUTCHERS AS HORSEMEAT SCANDAL CONTINUESLeading MEP Alyn Smith is to demonstrate his support for buying local and eating Scottish - by lending a hand at his local butchers.Alyn, who is...

Academic supports Scottish EU membership

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has welcomed comments by Professor Henri De Waele, senior lecturer in EU law at Radboud University in Nijmegen in the Netherlands.Speaking to the BBC Scotland’s Newsweek Programme, Prof De Waele said:“From an EU perspective,...


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