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S&D Euro MPs call for a financial tax to curb speculation

S&D Euro MPs today backed calls for an EU tax on financial transactions to curb reckless speculation on the money markets. The proposal, put forward in a European Parliament motion in Strasbourg...

S&D Group backed UN investigations on Gaza

S&D Group backed the resolution adopted by the European Parliament (Strasbourg, 10/03/2010) on the implementation of the Goldstone recommendations endorsing the UN efforts to ensure...

ACTA: ignore the Parliament and you ignore the people!

On Wednesday, Parliament approved by a crushing majority a resolution calling for complete transparency from the European Commission during its Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) negotiations...

Need for an independent external action service

In order to play its role to the full, the European external action service must act within the framework of the whole of the European Union’s interests and not within the framework of the specific...

Roma inclusion - a European issue

The main progressive group in the European Parliament today emphasised that the second European Roma summit, hosted by the Spanish presidency on 8 April 2010 in Cordoba, must review achievements and...

Schulz demands equal pay for equal work between men and women

On International Women's day, leader of the S&D group in the European parliament Martin Schulz called on the EU to ensure that men and women have equal pay for equal work. He made the call was...

S&D demand a European charter of women's rights

On International Women's day, Socialists and Democrats called on the EU to concretely move on towards a Charter of Women's Rights, a top priority of the PES 2009 electoral manifesto. S&D group...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 8 to 11 March 2010. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - March I - Strasbourg . Tuesday 9 March 2010 Internal Market Scoreboard Consumer protection Transparency and State of Play of Anti-Counterfeiting...