Another Missed Opportunity As UK Opts Out Of School Fruit Scheme

Alyn Smith MEP, Scottish full member of the European Parliament's Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, has expressed his disappointment with the decision of the UK Government to opt out of the EU's School Fruit Scheme for another year.
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MEP Brands Report As "Fantasy"

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has today branded a report by Business for New Europe as nothing more than a “fantasy”, and has highlighted the inclusion of a number of basic errors within it.  

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Alyn Welcomes Green Investment Bank To Edinburgh

Alyn Smith, SNP MEP and Member of the European Parliament's Energy Committee, and Edinburgh resident, has today (Thursday) welcomed the news that Edinburgh will be home to the Green Investment Bank HQ.

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Land Grabbing Issue Given Centre Stage In Brussels

Scottish MEP Alyn Smith has today (Thursday) chaired a public conference in the European Parliament in Brussels which investigated the problems of land grabbing around the world.

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Condemnation Of Commission Inertia On Pilot Projects

Alyn Smith MEP, Scottish full member on the European Parliament's Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, has expressed his disappointment with the Commission for their refusal to act on implementing important pilot projects, initiated by Alyn and voted by the whole of the European Parliament.
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Slow Progress On Roaming Charges

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has today (Tuesday) welcomed a vote in the European Parliament on mobile phone roaming rates, though has asserted that a better deal could have been achieved for customers.
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Comment On Irish Referendum Decision

Alyn Smith MEP has given a cautious reaction to the news that the people of Ireland are to hold a referendum to approve the draft EU Stability Treaty.
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Welcome For Payday Loan Review

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has welcomed the decision by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to review the payday loan sector after a long campaign by politicians and victims of the companies.
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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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