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Alyn Smith

Function Member
Phone Brussels+32-2-28-45187
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-881-75187

European Parliament
Rue Wiertz
B- 1047 Brussels

European Parliament
LOW T05135
Allée du Printemps-B.P. 1024/F
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party Scottish National Party
CountryUnited Kingdom
Greens / EFA Group Member
EFA Member
Committees Foreign Affairs (Member)
Delegations Arab Peninsula (Member)
Iraq (Member)
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Born in Glasgow in 1973, Alyn grew up in Scotland and Saudi Arabia, returning to Scotland in 1986.
He attended Leeds University and spent an Erasmus year studying at Heidelberg in Germany.
He graduated from Nottingham Law School in 1996. Alyn also gained a Masters degree in European Studies from the College of Europe in Warsaw.
After a spell working with Scotland Europa in Brussels, Alyn moved to London where he qualified as a lawyer with commercial law firm Clifford Chance.
In 2000 Alyn moved back to Scotland working first for a legal firm in Edinburgh and from 2002 for Richard Lochhead MSP then the SNP Group in the Scottish Parliament as an adviser on European, Justice and Business policies.
Elected to the European Parliament for the first time in 2004, Alyn was re-elected in 2009 and 2014.