Alyn's Consultation Highlights Clear Support For CAP On SFP

A consultation launched by Alyn Smith MEP, member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee, on the prospects of the introduction of a cap on the payment of Single Farm Payments (SFP) has revealed some interesting results.

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Green Investment Bank Hopes For Scotland

Alyn Smith, SNP MEP and Member of the European Parliament's Energy Committee, and Edinburgh resident, has today (Monday) welcomed Edinburgh's formal bid to host the new Green Investment Bank.

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Fears Raised Over Morocco Trade Agreement

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has today expressed his concern over the vote by the European Parliament's International Trade Committee which recommended that the European Parliament gives its consent to the inclusion of a new protocol on agriculture and fisheries in the EU-Morocco trade agreement.

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MEP Welcomes Legal Decision On Feed-In Tariffs

Alyn Smith MEP has today welcomed the decision by the Court of Appeal on the UK Government’s attempt to slash payments from the feed-in tariff scheme, putting at risk thousands of jobs in the renewable energy sector.

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Alyn Welcomes £50 Million EU Boost For Edinburgh University

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has today welcomed a £50 million loan from the European Investment Bank to the University of Edinburgh.

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A Fair Deal For Charities

Alyn Welcomes Cutting Of Red Tape For Third Sector

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New Animal Welfare Strategy Launched

The European Commission's launch of its new four-year strategy (2012-2015) on the welfare of animals in the European Union has been welcomed by Alyn Smith MEP as an important opportunity to fine tune and improve upon the initial Animal Welfare Strategy from 2006.
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European Parliament Demands Action On Farm Inputs

Alyn Smith MEP, Scottish member of the European Parliament's Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, has welcomed the support by MEPs of his colleague Jose Bove's report on farm input costs.
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Scottish Bubonic Plague Not Imminent

Large Helping Of Rat Poison Humble Pie For Struan

Alyn Smith MEP for Scotland has today (Thursday) welcomed the passage of the final legislative agreement revising EU rules on biocides, specifically dealing with product approvals and active substances in the products.

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EU Voice For Scotland's Energy & Research Sectors

Alyn Appointed To Key Eu Committee

There will be a new voice for Scotland's energy and research sectors in the EU after the European Parliament voted SNP MEP Alyn Smith on to its influential Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE).

 

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