David Martin MEP

Labour Member of the European Parliament and one of the six MEPs representing Scotland in Brussels and Strasbourg

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Labour MEPs have celebrated Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 with a Fairtrade bun and cake sale in the European Parliament.

Scottish MEP marks Fairtrade Fortnight with cake sale fundraiser

Labour MEPs have celebrated Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 with a Fairtrade bun and cake sale in the European Parliament. Read more

David Martin MEP, the co-ordinator for the Socialist and Democratic Group (S&D) in the European Parliament on trade issues is delighted that the group has this week decided to adopt the position he drafted to oppose the inclusion of the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism in trade deals with both the US (TTIP) and Canada (CETA)

Scottish MEP secures support against ISDS clause in US and Canada trade agreements

David Martin MEP, the co-ordinator for the Socialist and Democratic Group (S&D) in the European Parliament on trade issues is delighted that the group has this week decided to adopt... Read more

Scottish MEP David Martin, along with two fellow MEPs has this week handed in to the European Health and Food Safety commissioner a petition with 320,000 signatures urging the EU to ban the production of foie gras.

Scottish MEP petitions to ban “cruel and obscene” practice

Scottish MEP David Martin, along with two fellow MEPs has this week handed in to the European Health and Food Safety commissioner a petition with 320,000 signatures urging the EU... Read more

David Martin, Scotland’s senior MEP, has pledged his support for this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight which starts this week and lasts until the 8th March.

Senior Scottish Labour MEP welcomes 2015 Fairtrade Fortnight

David Martin, Scotland’s senior MEP, has pledged his support for this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight which starts this week and lasts until the 8th March. Read more

David Martin, Scotland’s senior European MP (MEP), today voted for mandatory country of origin labelling for all meat in processed food, backing stronger traceability requirements for meat in burgers, ready meals and sandwiches.

Scotland’s senior MEP votes for mandatory country of origin labelling for meat in processed food

David Martin, Scotland’s senior European MP (MEP), today voted for mandatory country of origin labelling for all meat in processed food, backing stronger traceability requirements for meat in burgers, ready... Read more

Scotland’s senior European MP (MEP) David Martin is backing the push for legislation that will give disabled people greater accessibility to shops, work places and transport in Britain and across Europe.

Senior Scottish MEP: "We must end 'no go' areas for disabled people"

Scotland’s senior European MP (MEP) David Martin is backing the push for legislation that will give disabled people greater accessibility to shops, work places and transport in Britain and across... Read more

David Martin has called on the European Commission to come up with alternatives to the inclusion of the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

David Martin MEP calls on the European Commission to adequately address ISDS concerns

David Martin has called on the European Commission to come up with alternatives to the inclusion of the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).... Read more

Today (Wednesday 17 December, 2014) David Martin, Scotland’s senior European MP, welcomed the European Parliament’s recognition of Palestinian statehood at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Scottish MEP welcomes vote for recognition of Palestinian statehood

Today (Wednesday 17 December, 2014) David Martin, Scotland’s senior European MP, welcomed the European Parliament’s recognition of Palestinian statehood at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Read more

Labour MEPs voted today (17 December) against an increase in next year's EU budget and against what has been dubbed 'fresh money' at the end of this year's budget.

 

Labour MEPs lead the fight for value for money in the EU budget

Labour MEPs voted today (17 December) against an increase in next year's EU budget and against what has been dubbed 'fresh money' at the end of this year's budget.  ... Read more

David Martin MEP has today welcomed the news that as April 2018, all new types cars and light commercial vehicles will be equipped with an ‘eCall’ device that will automatically dial the 112 emergency number in the event of an accident to alert the emergency series to serious road accidents indicating the exact location.

Scottish MEP welcomes new European life-saving ‘eCall’ system for all cars and vans

David Martin MEP has today welcomed the news that as April 2018, all new types cars and light commercial vehicles will be equipped with an ‘eCall’ device that will automatically... Read more

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