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’.


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


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.


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’.


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


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.


Published by The Parliament Magazine on 27th November 2012

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Cabinet Secretary to talk to region’s businesses

Coverage of Alyn's address to the Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce on importance of business in the region.


Published by The Southern Reporter on Saturday 24 November 2012

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MEP Alyn claims historic victory on shark protection

Alyn on his long standing campaign to ban the barbaric practice of slicing off shark fins


Published by on 23 November, 2012

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Reflecting on Nato regaining our independence

Alyn's thought-provoking summary of a National Conference


Published by Independence Magazine, November 2012

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Young, free... and voting!

Alyn explains why the decision to give 16 and 17 year olds a vote in the forthcoming Scottish referendum is so important in a guest post for the Scottish Youth Parliament.


Published at on 16th October 2012.

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