I am one of two Labour MEPs for Scotland.
I stand up for the people of Scotland in Brussels and Strasbourg
This week Catherine Stihler MEP spoke at a plenary debate on the draft WIPO treaty on copyright exceptions for the visually impaired. She now hopes the right decision can be made to allow people with a visual impairment improved access to digital reading materials. Catherine said: "The World Blind Union and European Blind Union have both claimed it is necessary to be able to send accessible books acro… Read More
Responding to the SNP’s refusal to support EU measures to combat tax evasion, avoidance and fraud, Labour’s Catherine Stihler MEP said: “The SNP have not only stated this week they would turn an independent Scotland into a tax haven for big international business, but they also refused to support EU measures to tackle tax dodgers. “How can a social democratic party abstain on key votes to tackle tax… Read More
Over the last few months the issue of blacklisting in the construction industry has arisen. I am appalled that people who may have raised concerns, relating to issues such as health and safety or conditions, were illega… Read More
A recent visit to Kilmarnock proved to be informative and enjoyable for Scottish MEP Catherine Stihler. Catherine joined forces with her Labour colleague, Cathy Jamieson MP, for a visit to welding firm TPS WeldTech wh… Read More
Catherine Stihler MEP, along with her best friend, will be running the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10k on 25th May and will be raising money for the fantastic PiggyBankKids charity set up by Sarah Brown and her husband,… Read More