Alyn Smith: Say Yes to being a modern European nation

With the UK parties trying to out-Ukip Ukip, only a vote for independence can keep Scotland in EU, writes Alyn Smith

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Published by the Scotsman on 8th June 2013

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Death in the afternoon

Alyn outlines the need to end EU subsidies for bullfighting, and spend that money on supporting farmers to grow food instead.

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published by scotspolitics.com on 29th May 2013.

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Alyn Smith: Whisky association must accept a sound judgment

The European Commission supports Scotland’s legal victory in its fight on minimum pricing.

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Published by Scotland on Sunday on 12th May, 2013

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UKIP is reaping what the Tories have sown

Alyn responds to UKIP's gains in English local elections.

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Published by scotspolitics.com on 7th May 2013.

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The axis of incredulity

Despite the litany of threats and ‘warnings’ of the dangers of self-governance, the reality is that we are governed by reckless ideologues. Cameron threatens to ‘temporarily withdraw’ from the European Convention on Human Rights in order to expedite radical cleric’s deportation.  Alyn Smith explores the ‘axis of incredulity’.

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Published by Bella Caledonia on May 2nd 2013

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Food, unfit for purpose

Alyn comments on the food supply chains and the horsemeat scandal

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Published by Bella Caledonia on 19th February, 2013

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Alyn Smith: Scotland will make a gay marriage law work

Alyn discusses the legislative moves across England, Scotland and Wales to legalise same-sex marriage.

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Published by Scotland on Sunday on 10th February 2013

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EU 2 Brutus?

As friends and foes line-up to stab Cameron in the back Alyn Smith, MEP on a very British mess: ‘The disparate and perhaps desperate elements of Cameron’s party allied to his obvious panic at the apparent rise of UKIP have forced him into places where he would have been wiser not to tread’.

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Published by Bella Caledonia on 17th January 2013.

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Euro glittering prize a springboard to referendum success

Euro MP looks forward to the two big campaigns of next year

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Published by Independence Magazine, January/February 2013

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Scottish MEP welcomes new EU law for crime victims

Alyn Smith has welcomed a new directive which guarantees a minimum set of rights for crime victims.

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Published by The Parliament Magazine on 27th November 2012

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