News Releases Archive

Thursday, 22nd August 2013

Letters to Cardinal Ravasi and Fiona Hyslop on Scottish Catholic archives

Struan has written letters to the Vatican and Scottish Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop regarding the proposed split of Scotland's Catholic archives between sites in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

Click here to read the letter to the Vatican in full.

Click here to read the letter to Fiona Hyslop in full.


Monday, 19th August 2013

Pioneering Scottish art impresario awarded European Citizen’s Prize

Influential Scottish artist and pioneering art impresario Professor Richard Demarco CBE was today awarded a European Citizen’s Prize during a ceremony in Edinburgh at the Office of the European Parliament in Scotland for his decades-long efforts to bridge cultural divides between Western and Eastern Europe. 

Tuesday, 13th August 2013

Scottish MEP brings anti-windfarm message to hundreds at rally in Ireland

Scottish Conservative Euro MP Struan Stevenson last night addressed a mass protest rally against wind turbines in Athlone, West Meath, in the Irish Midlands. Organised by Marian Harkin, Independent MEP for Ireland’s North West constituency, over 300 attended the standing-room only event at the Athlone Springs Hotel where Struan warned the gathered audience against desecrating the Irish landscape merely for the sake of satisfying the UK’s carbon emissions targets.