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Roberto Gualtieri and Teresa May, Brexit talks in UK

Gualtieri to May: Freedom of movement rules must apply during transition period

S&D Group spokesperson for Brexit, Roberto Gualtieri, today met with UK Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss the latest developments on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Alongside...

Press point following meeting of Roberto Gualtieri MEP and UK Prime Minister Theresa May

S&D MEP Roberto Gualtieri will today meet with UK Prime Minister to talk on the latest developments on the UK leaving the EU. Mr Gualtieri is a member of the European Parliament's Brexit Steering...
Haiti child

Modern-day child slavery in Haiti must end, say S&Ds

The European Parliament today backed a resolution put forward by the Socialists and Democrats, which strongly condemns modern-day child slavery in Haiti. Under a traditional practice known as ‘...
Are big banks’ profits in tax havens legal, The Commission must launch a full investigation and lift all doubtspresident of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella, S&D Group vice-president Udo Bullmann and S&D spo

Socialists and Democrats successfully pushed for a new special committee to investigate tax crimes

On the initiative of the Socialists and Democrats, the leaders of the political groups in the European Parliament today have decided to set up a special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and...
Palestinian girl in front of UNRWA logo holding palestinian flag

S&Ds welcome the strong support of European Parliament for UNRWA

The S&D Group strongly welcomes the resolution supporting the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) as adopted by the European Parliament with an...
Europe needs a strong and efficient strategic investment fund

Parliament backs plan to increase up to 32,3 billion EUR of investment in EU’s external actions

The European Parliament today voted on two essential parts of the new European External Investment plan, which aims to increase up to 32,3 billion Euros of investments outside EU mainly in Africa and...
S&D Group will only back visa liberalisation for Turkey when it meets all the requirements, migration, asylum, refugees, EuWakeUp, #EuWakeUp, Birgit Sippel,

Piri: Human rights situation in Turkey still critical. EU must speak loud and clear

The S&D Group initiated a resolution on the human rights situation in Turkey, which was adopted today by a large majority. The EP emphasizes the structural problems that exist, like the state of...
Romania Parliament

S&Ds always stand for rule of law and democracy. There is no ‘Romanian issue’ in Europe.

Following the debate on the possible threats to the rule of law by the Romanian justice system reform, S&D vice-presidents Tanja Fajon and Josef Weidenholzer commented: S&D vice-president...