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S&Ds secure new anti-dumping rules to protect European industries and workers

The European Parliament will today vote on a new anti-dumping methodology. Under the leadership of the Socialists and Democrats, Parliament succeeded at an early stage in preventing the Commission...
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S&Ds encourage national EU leaders to take education seriously as part of the Social Pillar

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the plan published today by the Commission to create an EU 'area of education' by 2025. It has been presented as a contribution...
S&Ds congratulate LUX Prize winner Sami Blood, a film exposing racism and xenophobia

S&Ds congratulate LUX Prize winner Sami Blood, a film exposing racism and xenophobia

Sami Blood, a film by the Swedish screenwriter and director Amanda Kernell, has won the European Parliament’s 2017 LUX Prize. Set in the 1930s, in the beautiful landscape of Lapland, it addresses...
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Pittella: Let’s stop being surprised at every leak. EU Council must finally deliver on tax havens and tax evasion

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella today urged EU governments to finally act decisively against tax fraud and tax evasion in Europe, during a debate in Strasbourg on the latest leak to emerge,...
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Consumers will be better protected thanks to new rules pushed by S&Ds

The European Parliament today adopted an S&D-led report that will strengthen national authorities’ powers to enforce consumer rights. The Consumer Protection Co-operation Regulation established...
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We can all contribute to achieving the Paris goals, say S&D MEPs attending the COP 23 in Bonn

The Group of the Socialists and Democrats has been very active since the preparations for the COP 21 in Paris and is closely following the implementation of the commitments made two years ago. This...
Set-back in the fight against climate change as EPP crushes ambitious reform of Emission Trading System

S&Ds welcome final deal on the reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS)

After lengthy negotiations, representatives of the European Parliament, the Commission and the EU Council yesterday evening finally reached an agreement to reform the EU Emissions Trading System. The...