Scottish Voice In EU-Norway Delegation

Scottish MEP Alyn Smith is this week representing Scotland and the EU at the 28th EU - Norway Interparliamentary Meeting (IPM) in Oslo as an official member of the European Parliament delegation.

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BMI Takeover Bad News For Scottish Passengers

Alyn Smith MEP has today voiced his concerns regarding the proposed takeover of British Midland Ltd (BMI) by the International Airlines Group (IAG), saying that the resulting monopoly on flights to Heathrow airport from a number of Scottish airports could spell "bad news for Scottish passengers".

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Whitney Album Price Hike Raises Concerns Over Copyright

SNP MEP and previous member of the European Parliament's Culture Committee, Alyn Smith has criticised music giant Sony Music UK for raising the price of Whitney Houston's Greatest Hits Album by 60% in the hours following her death.

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Welcome For EU-US Organic Agreement

Alyn Smith MEP, Scottish full member of the European Parliament's Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, has hailed the announcement of a single standard and certificate for organic produce sold in the EU and the USA as a great opportunity for Scotland's high quality producers to boost their export sales and revenues.
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Major Concern Over EU-Morocco Trade Agreement

SNP Member of the European Parliament Alyn Smith has today (Thursday) expressed major concern following a Parliament vote on the EU-Morocco trade agreement, which is questionable under international law due to the use of Western Saharan waters, and fails to protect the livelihoods of local producers.

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Bluetongue Vaccination Freedom For Farmers

Alyn Smith MEP, member of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee, has welcomed today's decision by the European Parliament to allow vaccination against the Bluetongue virus to take place on farms anywhere in the EU, in contrast to the previous system of only vaccinating within a specific restriction zone.
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Disappointment At Final Shape Of Milk Package

Alyn Smith MEP, Scottish member on the European Parliament's Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, has expressed his disappointment with the final legislative agreement for new rules for the milk sector.
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Anger Over Ugandan Anti-Gay Moves

SNP Member of the European Parliament Alyn Smith has today (Wednesday) strongly condemned the retabling of an anti-homosexuality bill in the Ugandan Parliament which seeks to bring in the death penalty for anyone caught engaging in homosexual acts for the second time as well as for gay sex where one partner is a minor or has HIV.
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Red Card For Tories & UKIP Over Use Of Flags

Time Wasting And Scaremongering In Parliament

Alyn Smith, SNP Member of the European Parliament for Scotland has today (Thursday) criticised Tory and UKIP MEPs for frivolous scaremongering following the adoption of a Parliament report on sport.

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Misleading Food Claims Rejected By EU Parliament

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has welcomed the decision by the European Parliament in Brussels to reject a proposal from the EU Commission to allow misleading nutritional claims for food products.

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