Alyn Smith Member of the European Parliament for Scotland

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  • SNP politicians demand real living wage

    Stirling SNP MSP Bruce Crawford and SNP Westminster candidate for Stirling Alyn Smith have voiced their support for Living Wage Week.  Alyn Smith MEP and Bruce Crawford MSP in Stirling City Centre
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  • Scotland in Europe Update: 8th November 2019

    As the UK heads into another election the EU and the Scottish Government are continuing to get on with the day job. The contrast is stark but underneath the tag line there is also a serious point. The UK apparatus has proven itself to be totally unfit for the purpose of governing since 2016. The House of Commons has spent its time arguing about brexit, the government tasking civil servants to prepare for the nightmare of no deal. None of this is useful, nor is it what people in Scotland – or the rest of the UK, for that matter – asked for or want. As the campaign for Westminster gets under way, what has the Scottish Government been doing? Well, helping end our throwaway culture. Businesses, industry and individuals are being encouraged to seize on the nation’s talent for innovation by re-thinking how we use and reuse materials through a newly proposed legislation on the circular economy. As well as introducing new measures to cut litter and waste, this legislation is part of wider plans to ensure we make better, more environmentally sound use of materials and develop Scotland’s circular economy.
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  • SNP condemns Tory and Brexit Party MEPS for not supporting migrants in the Mediterranean

    SNP MEP Alyn Smith, Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, has today condemned Scotland's Conservative and Brexit Party MEPs for failing to support a vital resolution that could have saved lives in the Mediterranean. 
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  • Alyn urges "more time" on Brexit

    SNP MEP Alyn Smith has urged Donald Tusk to grant an extension to the Article 50 process, in a direct appeal to the European Parliament.
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  • Stirling to be one of the worst-hit areas from Brexit

    Stirling will be one of the worst hit areas by Brexit with 12% of locals deemed to be in vulnerable communities, new analysis from the Scottish Government has found.
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  • Alyn is Honorary Vet

    SNP MEP Alyn Smith has thanked the BVA for re-electing him as Honorary Associate for another year.
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  • Alyn selected by SNP to fight for Stirling at Westminster

    Alyn Smith MEP has been confirmed as the SNP candidate in the forthcoming Westminster elections for the Stirling constituency.
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  • Supreme Court ruling: Stirling Tory MP must apologise for supporting unlawful suspension of Parliament

    SNP MEP has called for Stirling Tory MP Stephen Kerr to apologise for having supported the suspension of the Westminster Parliament, which has today been found unlawful by the Supreme Court.   
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  • More Scots are getting the ‘why’ of independence

    WITH this week bringing the fifth anniversary of the independence referendum we should all have a quiet moment of reflection at how much has changed and how far we’ve come. But only a moment, because we still have an argument to win and the big prize – independence in Europe – remains as yet unwon. First published in The National, 20 September 2019
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  • Alyn and Bruce Crawford MSP praise Creative Stirling

    Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford and Scotland MEP Alyn Smith have praised the efforts of Creative Stirling, as developments continue at their new Creative Hub site on King Street. Alyn Smith MEP, Bruce Crawford MSP and Jo Hall of Creative Stirling at the Creative Hub on King Street
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