EU Wide Emergency Number Could Save Lives

The essential items to take on a European holiday this year are bathing costumes, sunscreen and 112, says SNP MEP Alyn Smith.
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Alyn Welcomes Commission Rethink On Greening

Alyn Smith MEP, full member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee, has greeted a new European Commission working paper on greening with approval, as the paper, in response to consistent criticism of the original proposals by Parliament and Council, explores new options for the greening element of Common Agricultural Policy direct payments - new options which should make things a bit easier for Scottish farmers.

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Alyn Attends World Fisheries Congress

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has said that greater awareness of the benefits of OMEGA 3, the nutrient prevalent in fish, could improve the nation’s general health whilst taking part in a test of his own OMEGA 3 levels.

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EU Agreement Reached To Cap Roaming Prices

Alyn Smith MEP today welcomed the vote in the European Parliament which will hopefully see the end of extortionate charges for using your mobile phone when you are abroad.

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Alyn Welcomes Intervention By US President On Equal Marriage

President of the United States Barack Obama yesterday announced his support  of equal marriage in an interview to ABC News, saying "I think same sex couples should be able to get married."

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Groceries Adjudicator Bill - Where's The Teeth?

SNP Member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee Alyn Smith has today (Wednesday) reacted with scepticism to the publication in today's Queen's Speech of a Grocery Adjudicator Bill that, unless significantly beefed up, will just be a toothless tiger.
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Food From Cloned Animals Consultation Launched

SNP MEP Alyn Smith, member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee, has welcomed the launch of a public consultation on the troublesome issue of food obtained from cloned animals and their offspring, and encouraged Scots to make their opinions known.
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Commissioner Dalli: "Animal Transport - Focus Is On Enforcement"

SNP member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee Alyn Smith has today (Tuesday) hailed confirmation by EU Health Commissioner John Dalli that the Commission will not be bringing forward new rules on animal transport.
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Support For European Cardiac Arrest Awareness Week

SNP MEP for Scotland, Alyn Smith, has signed a Written Declaration calling for the establishment of a European cardiac arrest awareness week.

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Joint Position Paper On EU Offshore Safety Regulation "Hugely Helpful"

Scotland's sole Member of the European Parliament's Energy Committee Alyn Smith has today (Tuesday) warmly welcomed the production of a joint industry/trade union position paper outlining concerns over a proposed EU Regulation over offshore safety. 

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