News Releases

Thursday, 28th November 2013

Head of the EU’s Iraq delegation says Iraqi government not protecting minorities

Struan was interviewed on the BBC World Service's Newsday programme discussing the plight of ethnic minorities in Iraq.

Please click here to listen to Struan's interview.

Wednesday, 27th November 2013

Struan Stevenson MEP says "Maliki’s authoritarian policies are tearing the country apart"

A Scottish Euro MP has just returned from four days in Iraq, where he visited Syrian refugee camps, and discussed the country’s worsening human rights situation and persecution of minorities with senior political leaders.

Wednesday, 27th November 2013

Community power nonsense [VIDEO]

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: