SNP MEP Aileen McLeod and Member of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee has today welcomed the publication of the European Commission’s plans for a “European Green Deal”. This was presented by the new Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in an extraordinary session of the European Parliament.
The Outcome of the UN Climate Action Summit: AFET Committee meeting from 01/10/2019Read more
SNP MEPs Alyn Smith and Aileen McLeod have written to EU Trade Commissioner-Designate Phil Hogan to urge him to settle the US/EU trade dispute.Read more
This summer we've seen fires destroying large swathes of the Amazon rainforest and extreme weather events across Europe; lives lost and entire communities destroyed, often in the poorest and most vulnerable countries. The science leaves no room for doubt: these events represent the realities of climate change - the single most urgent challenge the world faces.
First published in The National (print edition), 21 September 2019Read more
Aileen and her SNP colleagues produce a weekly email called "Scotland in Europe" keeping constituents informed about the ongoing developments since the UK's vote to leave - and Scotland's to Remain in - the EU in June 2016.