News Releases

Wednesday, 13th November 2013

Visit to Laos and Vietnam: Prospects for aquaculture

From 25 October to 5 November, as Vice President of the European Parliament's Fisheries Committee, Struan travelled to Laos and Vietnam, at the invitation of these governments, to examine their prospects for aquaculture.

Please click here to download his photo report of the trip.

Friday, 25th October 2013

Over 150 Euro MPs call for the release of 7 Iranian hostages abducted by Iraqi Forces

MEPs from all political groups in the European Parliament have urged the leadership of the EU and the member states to force the Iraqi government to release the 7 hostages, including 6 women, who were abducted by Iraqi government forces on 1 September during the massacre in camp Ashraf. On that day 52 defenceless members of the Iranian opposition PMOI-MEK were executed by Iraqi special forces.

Thursday, 24th October 2013

Teenage kicks [VIDEO]

Thursday, 10th October 2013

Enough is Enough [VIDEO]

Monday, 30th September 2013

Report on the massacre in Camp Ashraf on 1 September and a call for international action

The European Parliament's Friends of a Free Iran Intergroup, of which Struan is Chair, has released a report on the 1 September massacre at Camp Ashraf in Iraq and call for international action.

Please click here to download the release.

Friday, 27th September 2013

Fisheries leaflet

The following leaflet on the Conservative Party's fisheries team in the European Parliament will be distributed this weekend at their party conference in Manchester.

Please click here to download the leaflet.

Monday, 16th September 2013

Biofuels vote response

In response to a number of letters and emails about biofuels following the vote in the European Parliament's Environment Committee on 11 July to limit the production of some crop-based biofuels, Struan's standard reply is below:


Thursday, 12th September 2013

Scots MEP calls for EU ban on incandescent light bulbs to be urgently reconsidered

A Euro MP has asked the European Commission to think again about their ban on incandescent light-bulbs. Scottish Conservative MEP Struan Stevenson issued the call after holding high-level talks in Strasbourg with Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger to highlight health problems associated with the widespread introduction of low-energy light bulbs.

Thursday, 12th September 2013

Scotland’s energy policy risks becoming laughingstock of Europe, warns senior Scots MEP

Speaking from the European Parliament's monthly voting session in Strasbourg, Scottish Conservative Euro MP Struan Stevenson has warned that the SNP Government's energy policy risks becoming a laughingstock across Europe.