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S&Ds: A new European budget investing in Europe, in people and in sustainable well-being for all

The European Parliament budget committee today backed a report calling for an ambitious and responsible future EU financing. This report will be the mandate of the European Parliament for the...
Tax Justice - all companies must pay

Now is time to ensure that taxes are paid where profits are made, say S&Ds

Today, S&D Euro MPs in the economic and monetary affairs committee backed new rules for corporate taxation in Europe to ensure that companies pay their taxes where profits are made. Both...
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No one should be left behind in the transition to a new electricity market, say S&Ds

The electricity market in Europe has been deeply transformed in the last decade. From the old monopolies controlling the entire chain from production to the final consumer, we are now in a landscape...
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S&Ds propose measures to avoid electricity shortages and crises

Today the parliamentary committee on industry, research and energy supported the report drafted by S&D MEP Flavio Zanonato on risk preparedness in the electricity sector. Currently, member states...
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S&Ds call on all parties of Syrian conflict to ensure immediate ceasefire

Speaking after the bombing by Syrian government forces of the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside Damascus, S&D Group vice-president on foreign affairs, Victor Boştinaru, said: “The...
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S&Ds promote a global ban on animal testing in cosmetics.

The European Parliament’s committee on health and environment today voted in favour of a resolution promoting a global ban on animal testing in cosmetics . The European Union stopped the testing of...
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Luis de Guindos not the best choice for top job at the ECB, say S&Ds

Following the Eurozone finance ministers’ decision to designate Luis de Guindos as vice-president of the European Central Bank (ECB), S&D Group spokesperson for economic and monetary affairs...
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S&Ds in Myanmar and Bangladesh: persecution of Rohingya cannot remain unpunished

S&D MEPs travelled last week to Myanmar and Bangladesh to examine the human rights and humanitarian situation of the Rohingya. The Rohingya have been subject to horrific human rights abuses in...