David Martin MEP

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

Trade Matters: Blog


Scotch_Whisky.jpgWhen non-Scots think of our country one of the first things that springs to mind is our world-famous whisky. Enjoyed the world over, it is an emblem of Scottish culture that stands for high quality local production with a technique honed over centuries.

Scotch Whisky offers spirited defence of EU membership

When non-Scots think of our country one of the first things that springs to mind is our world-famous whisky. Enjoyed the world over, it is an emblem of Scottish culture... Read more

Workers_day.jpgApril 28 was International Workers' Memorial Day, recognising all those who went to work one morning and never came back.

Trade deals must be part of the EU's strategy to improve workers' rights

April 28 was International Workers' Memorial Day, recognising all those who went to work one morning and never came back. Read more

On Thursday President Obama will visit the UK and Germany in what will probably be his last visit to European soil as the most powerful politician on the planet.

Obama's visit to Europe is a blessing for Bremain but we should be wary about a TTIP-light

On Thursday President Obama will visit the UK and Germany in what will probably be his last visit to European soil as the most powerful politician on the planet. Read more

China-at-EP.jpgEurope must defend its jobs and industry in the face of unfair competition. That is the clear message set out in the position paper adopted by the Socialists & Democrats (S&D) Group on Monday 14 March.

China and the EU: Ensuring a level playing field

Europe must defend its jobs and industry in the face of unfair competition. That is the clear message set out in the position paper adopted by the Socialists & Democrats... Read more

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