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S&D Group reiterates its strong support for two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians

S&D Group reiterates its strong support for two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the efforts to resume the international process aimed at finding a just and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians. S&D...
Plenary update - Strasbourg session from 12 to 15 December 2016

S&D priorities - Strasbourg session from 16 to 19 January 2017

S&D Priorities ▶ Tues 17 Election of the president of the European Parliament gianni.pittella@ep.europa.eu + 33 3 88 17 51 59 This Parliament needs a president who can increase the democratic...
Mr Tajani, why did you vote against common EU protection for whistlers-blowers? What is behind it?

Mr Tajani, why did you vote against common EU protection for whistlers-blowers? What is behind it?

Mr Tajani has consistently voted against attempts to create stronger protections for whistle-blowers in Europe. S&D Group MEP Virginie Rozière, co-rapporteur for the Parliament’s report on...
We cannot let the robot revolution lead to even greater inequality in our societies

We cannot let the robot revolution lead to even greater inequality in our societies

The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee today voted on the first ever report on robots. S&D MEP and author of the report Mady Delvaux-Stehres said: “The idea of millions of intelligent...
EU countries must do more to protect refugees during current cold snap

EU countries must do more to protect refugees during current cold snap

Following a request from the S&D Group in the European Parliament, the Conference of Presidents decided to introduce a debate in the upcoming plenary on the situation of refugees in Europe...
Kofod: Mr Tajani do you still believe children of same-sex couples are certain to have serious psychological problems?

Kofod: Mr Tajani do you still believe children of same-sex couples are certain to have serious psychological problems?

In a written question to the European Council, the EPP candidate for the European Parliament presidency Antonio Tajani stated that children of same-sex couples are ‘certain to have serious...
Bullman: "Tajani? President of austerity..."

Bullman: "Tajani? President of austerity..."

"If elected president of the European Parliament, the conservative Antonio Tajani would represent the failed policies of the last seven years in the EU", said S&D Group vice-president Udo...
S&D Group back proposals to strengthen the protection of workers against new carcinogens and mutagens

Commission must keep promises on strengthening protection for workers against carcinogens and mutagens, say S&Ds

The S&D Group took note of the European Commission’s proposal this week to introduce new limits on exposure to carcinogens and mutagens substances in the workplace. S&D Group spokesperson on...