Scotland's only voice on the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee SNP MEP Alyn Smith has today voiced his warm approval of the Irish nominee for EU Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan.

Scottish Member of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee Alyn Smith has today (Tuesday) used the Commissioner hearings to call for greater and more active EU support for civil society organisations in Europe's southern neighbourhood.

On Friday September 26th, Alyn wrote to the Scottish Wildlife Trust's Jonny Hughes in response to his open letter to Members of the European Parliament regarding the Trust's - and their members' - concerns over the structure of the proposed new European Commission, the choice of Commissioners, and the content of the Mission letters....

SNP Member of the European Parliament Alyn Smith has today (Wednesday) highlighted the top roles smaller EU states have landed in the new European Commission, while predicting a rough ride for the uninspiring, unelected UK nominee.



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