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Time for the European Parliament to help struggling milk farmers

Alyn Smith, the only Scottish member of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee, has dismissed the “fine words and flannel” of a long-awaited EU report on the food chain.

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Alyn praises Europe's bold step in the fight against Ebola

Alyn Smith MEP, Scotland’s only Member of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, has praised the European Commission’s decision to use €24.4 million from the EU budget to fund urgently needed Ebola research. 

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Alyn calls on EU to win hearts and minds in the Middle East

Scottish Member of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee Alyn Smith has called on EU leaders to step up efforts to win the moral argument in the Middle East and reach out to the population of the region.

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EU to do more to prevent a massacre in Syrian city of Kobane

Scottish MEP questions EU strategy for the region

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Scottish MEP condemns human rights abuses in Uzbekistan

Smith criticises UK Government for double standards

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"Qualified support" from SNP to new European Commission

The SNP Group in the European Parliament has supported the approval of Jean-Claude Juncker's College of European Commissioners in plenary session today. 

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Europe closer than ever to stamping out EU subsidies for bullfighting

Alyn Smith, Scottish Member of the European Parliament’s Agricultural Committee and honorary Vice President of the Scottish SPCA, has vowed to continue the fight against indirect EU subsidies for bullfighting, following a narrow defeat in Strasbourg today.

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Denis Mukwege: winner of Sakharov Prize 2014

The European Parliament in Strasbourg awarded Dr Denis Mukwege the top human rights prize for his fight for protection of victims of rape and sexual violence.

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MEP demands end to bullfighting subsidies

Alyn Smith MEP, Scotland’s only member of the European Parliament’s Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, has called on his European Parliament colleagues to back a budget amendment this week that will end subsidies for bullfighting.

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UKIP’S European Parliament group collapses

The collapse of the European Parliament grouping that played host to UKIP today has shown that Nigel Farage’s party is incapable of working constructively.

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