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Martin Schulz welcomes Council's first step towards an effective EEAS. S&D Group publishes new position paper

The Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament today published a position paper on the European External Action Service that outlines their take on key issues such as budget, staff...

S&D calls for the prosecution of users of trafficked persons

The European Commission yesterday presented its proposal for new rules to step up the fight against trafficking in human beings. At a joint debate of the committee for civil liberties and the...

"No to long working days for lorry drivers"

In a vote on Wednesday within the European Parliament’s employment committee, Socialist and Democrat MEPs secured the rejection of an EU legislative proposal which ultimately would have allowed lorry...

"The German chancellor’s attitude has served to make matters worse for Greece and the eurozone"

Socialist and Democrat MEPs issued a warning to EU leaders on Wednesday by stressing that any delay in implementing aid for Greece threatened the eurozone’s stability. S&D Group leader in the...

S&D Group members rally behind lorry drivers’ day of action

A delegation of Socialist and Democrat MEPs – led by vice-president, Stephen Hughes, and S&D Group spokesperson on social affairs, Alejandro Cercas – will be demonstrating in Brussels this...

"Publication of ACTA negotiation text not a blank cheque"

Kader Arif, MEP and S&D spokesperson for international trade, today said European Parliament pressure on the Commission had been fruitful after it finally released the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade...