SNP Conference 2014: EU Referendum

Addressing conference on Saturday November 15th, Alyn outlines the need for explicit consent from all four home nations in the event of the UK government's proposed "in out" referendum on EU membership.

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SNP Conference 2014: Asylum

Addressing conference on Friday November 14th, Alyn highlights the UK government's shameful record on asylum, and endorses conference's resolution. 

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Scotland and the EU

“Good news for Democracy, good news for Europe”

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Why we should be independent

Alyn spoke at a Polish for Yes meeting along with Nicola Sturgeon and Tomek Borkowy in Glasgow on Friday 22nd August.

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A European perspective on Community Energy

Alyn spoke at Community Energy Scotland's 'Innovation in Community Energy: Opportunities and Obstacles' conference in Glasgow on 6th November 2013.

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Wallace Day

Mr Convener, thank you for the introduction and thank you all for the invitation to speak today. I’m delighted to be here to support your commemoration of Wallace, his life and the impact he had on our history.

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Risk and Rewards from Emerging Renewable Technologies - The Ocean Energy Case

Alyn delivered a keynote speech at a conference co-organised by the Scottish Government, Scotland Europa and the EU Ocean Energy Association as part of the 2013 EU Sustainable Energy Week.

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College of Europe Alumni Speech, European parliament

"Ladies and gentlemen, or perhaps cheres collegues as I should say, I'm truly delighted to host the College of Europe Alumni network here in Europe's Parliament this evening, as an Ancien myself I've many happy memories of my time at the College and I'm delighted to see the College, and the network, going from strength to strength.  I was Promotion Ramon Llull, the first year to be based full time at the Natolin campus of the College in Warsaw, 1995/96, a truly inspiring time to be there.  The Berlin wall not long fallen, the ramifications of post Communist transition happening all around us on a daily basis.  An exhilarating, exciting time to be there and be alive.

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Scotland's constitutional future discussed in Paris

Alyn has, this weekend, spoken at an international conference organised to discuss the style and shape of a constitution for an independent Scotland.

The conference, held at the prestigious L'Institut d'études politiques (IEP) de Paris (Sciences-Po University), was attended by constitutional experts from across the world. Alyn spoke on Scotland's constitutional future in Europe. His speech is below:

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Alyn delivers keynote address to European Small Islands Network in Mull

Alyn delivered a keynote to to the European Small Islands Network AGM which was held in Mull on September 21st. 

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