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“Time for South Queensferry to take its rightful place as a world-class attraction”

Alyn Smith SNP MEP joined Edinburgh West candidate Michelle Thomson this week in calling for Queensferry to receive greater investment from the EU.

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Land for the local market, not our luxuries, says Alyn

Alyn Smith SNP MEP, has written to the European Commission to highlight the urgent need for diversification in developing countries.

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Alyn hits out at 'unworkable' Commission proposal on GMOs

Alyn Smith MEP, Scotland’s sole member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee, has slammed today's Commission proposal for national opt-outs from the circulation of GM food and feed products as “an unworkable fragmentation of the European single market” that “will do nothing to help Scotland remain GM-free.” 

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Scotland calls for action in the Mediterranean

The situation facing refugees in the Mediterranean is getting worse. Alyn Smith MEP, member of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, has organised a public letter from Scotland calling for immediate action, and hopes as many people, parties and organisations will sign up here.

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TTIP Update: April 2015

At the Spring SNP Spring Conference 2015 myself and Chris Stephens from SNP Trade Union Group (and candidate for Glasgow South West) brought to Conference a motion addressing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) which was passed by acclaim. As the text stands, the SNP cannot support TTIP.

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Scottish MEP calls for exemption of agriculture from TTIP

SNP MEP Alyn Smith, Member of the Agriculture Committee of the European Parliament, called for the complete exemption of all agricultural products from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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Alyn will keep pushing for a ban on Malta's spring bird hunting

SNP MEP and Honorary Vice President of the Scottish SPCA Alyn Smith has promised to keep up the pressure on the European Commission to end the mass killing of rare migratory birds in Malta. 

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Schengen information system becomes operational in the UK

Alyn Smith MEP, member of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, has welcomed the introduction of the Schengen Information System (SIS) in the UK, a key tool in enabling national authorities to cooperate to fight terrorism and serious organised crime. 

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Commission praises Orkney Creative Hub efforts

The Orkney Creative Hub project has gained a major boost thanks to Alyn Smith, SNP MEP. 

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Alyn addresses Spring Conference on Scotland's interests in TTIP

At the SNP Spring Conference 2015 Alyn Smith MEP and Chris Stephens from SNP Trade Union Group brought to Conference a motion addressing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) which was passed by acclaim.

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