Scotland and Europe update September 9th 2016

Welcome to your latest weekly bulletin on Scotland and Europe. As we’ve been told again this week, Brexit means Brexit. But what does Brexit mean? Why, Brexit of course! David Davis' statement this week certainly didn't leave us any wiser.

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Scotland and Europe update September 2nd 2016

Welcome to the latest weekly bulletin on Scotland and Europe. I am committed as one of Scotland's MEPs to keep constituents up to date as we all try to make sense of the shambles that is Brexit.

Everyone is now back to work in Brussels and London, but Theresa May’s message to Europe has not changed in two months: there is still no message, and this, understandably, gets on our European friends’ nerves with - again - the EU calling on the UK to get its act together and present a negotiating position.
www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/01/uk-should-get-act-together-to-decide-on-brexit-terms-says-top-eu-figure

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August 19th Brexit Bulletin

Once again welcome to my latest Brexit Bulletin. It has never been more important to keep up to date with what is happening with Scotland in Europe, and I am committed to keeping my constituents up to date with developments.

Please do feel free to share this update, encourage people to register for more at www.alynsmith.eu/stay_informed and I hope you find it useful.

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August 12th Brexit Bulletin

Welcome to my latest Brexit Bulletin, designed to keep you up to date with the various ramifications of Brexit and what we are doing to ensure Scotland's best interests are protected. It has never been more important to keep up to date with what is happening with Scotland in Europe, and I am committed to keeping my constituents up to date with developments. I'm afraid there may well not be much good news, but the Scottish government, most of Scotland's politicians and I are resolved, we will dig in and get the best deal we can for the people we serve.

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August 5th Brexit Bulletin

This week, despite Boris Johnson’s claim that “Britain will continue to play a leading role in Europe”, it seems the very opposite is happening.

After the European Commission appointed Michel Barnier, the City of London’s nemesis, to lead Brexit talks last week, we now have more news on how difficult the talks will be.

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July 29th Brexit bulletin: EU Commission appoints top French official for Brexit talks

Welcome to the first of what will be a weekly update on Brexit produced by me as one of your Members of the European Parliament. Many people have been contacting me to ask what is going on, so I will produce a weekly update on events. It will not be exhaustive, but I hope it is of interest, do please do feel free to share with friends and colleagues. We will also keep the entire www.scotlandineurope.eu resource updated, it has never been more important to know how Scotland, and indeed the UK, in Europe works.

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