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Trials for Ebola treatments to start at MSF sites

Scottish MEP has praised the medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontière (MSF) for their commitment to host first clinical trials in three Ebola treatment centres in West Africa.  

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EU "Benefits Tourism" ruling blow to UK Government

A ruling of the EU Court of Justice reiterating that European nationals cannot exercise their right of free movement to abuse the social security of other Member States has been welcomed by Alyn Smith MEP. 

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Tesco Might Be the Tip of the Iceberg

Scotland's only voice on the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee Alyn Smith has today called for a wide ranging inquiry into supermarket buying practices, especially into the ethics and effects of "supplier contributions".
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MEP Publishes Guide on Europe's Finances

SNP Member of the European Parliament Alyn Smith has this week published a guide on the auditing processes of the European Union following the widespread and inaccurate coverage that Europe's accounts have 'not been signed off'.

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Falling UK poverty performance in Europe

SNP Member of the European Parliament Alyn Smith has today, Tuesday, highlighted the poor performance of the UK in reducing inequality. 

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Alyn Calls For Tech Giants To Come Clean Over Conflict Minerals

Conflict minerals found in Scottish household staples like mobile phones, laptops and games consoles may be indirectly supporting slave labour, warned Alyn Smith, Scottish Member of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.

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Alyn Welcomes EU Funding for Scottish Energy Infrastructure

Alyn Smith, Scottish MEP and former member of the European Parliament’s Energy Committee, has hailed the announcement of new European investment in upgrading Scotland’s electricity network as a vote of confidence in Scotland’s renewables revolution.

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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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