Enforcement Still The Issue For Animal Welfare

SNP MEP and member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee Alyn Smith has today (Tuesday) welcomed the Paulsen Report on animal welfare as a good report, with strong messages on implementation of existing legislation, incorporating animal welfare into trade issues, establishing a Framework Law, providing farming method labelling, and many other issues.
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Alyn Welcomes Flexibility On Offshore Oil & Gas Safety Regulation

SNP MEP and sole member of the European Parliament's Energy Committee, Alyn Smith has welcomed the news that Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger is willing to revise the legislative form of the European Commission's proposal on the safety of offshore oil and gas platforms.
 

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Scottish-Led Project Is An EU RegioStar

Alyn Smith MEP, member of the European Parliament's Energy, Industry and Research Committee, has congratulated the Older People for Older People (O4O) project which has won the RegioStars 2012 Awards category “Inclusive Growth: Strategies, initiatives or projects addressing the challenge of demographic change and supporting active ageing”.

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MEP Praises Child Safety In Scotland

Scotland is making major improvements in child safety - but more still
needs to be done, a leading Euro MP said today.

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'More Ambition' Needed On Energy Efficiency

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has called for more ambition on energy efficiency after a new EU deal on energy efficiency was agreed.

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Battery Cage Saga Drags On

Alyn Smith MEP, member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee, has expressed his disappointment with the news that not all EU Member States will be compliant with the regulation on battery cages (Council Directive 1999/74/EC) by the end of this year.
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Disappointment At EU Energy Report

SNP MEP, and Scotland's sole member of the European Parliament's Energy Committee has expressed disappointment at a Parliament report on EU energy policy cooperation which includes support for nuclear energy.
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MEP Alyn Explains How Europe Works On 'EU-Tube'

One of Scotland’s leading politicians is on a mission to strip away the mysteries of Europe – through his own ‘EU-tube’ television channel.

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Alyn Opens University of Strathclyde Research Day

SNP MEP and Member of the European Parliament's Industry & Research Committee has opened Strathclyde University's annual Research Day.

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Time For Anti-Independence Parties To 'Face Facts' On Norway

The SNP have said it is time for Ed Miliband and David Cameron to “face facts” and accept that Scotland can be just like Norway, after both leaders heaped praise on the Scandinavian country.

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