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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Nothing to lose lots to gain

Alyn is confident that Independence can only bring further benefits to Scotland


Published by Independence Magazine, September/October 2012

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We have a fine chance to touch the far horizon

Alyn discusses the opportunities for Scotland in the European Union's future funding programme for research and innovation, Horizon 2020.


Published in the Ross-shire Journal on 7th September 2012

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Better reflections in 2014

Alyn looks at Scotland's lack of adequate representation in the EU 


Published by Independence Magazine, July/August 2012

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