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LuxLeaks sentence is simply incomprehensible and shows why we need EU protections for whistleblowers, S&D MEP Virginie Rozière, Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet,

LuxLeaks sentence is simply incomprehensible and shows why we need EU protections for whistleblowers

The S&Ds are hugely disappointed by today’s verdict that the charges against LuxLeaks whistleblowers will be upheld. On the back of this verdict, the S&Ds will step up their fight for...
S&Ds slam Germany’s road toll plans as discrimination within the internal market, Dobrindt and the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU), Ismail Ertug,

S&Ds slam Germany’s car toll plans as discrimination against road users

The European Parliament today adopted a resolution criticising Germany’s plans to introduce a road toll system. The German government had introduced a de-facto exemption from a road toll, which...
S&Ds tighten controls along the entire food supply chain, S&D MEP Karin Kadenbach, Miriam Dalli,

S&Ds tighten controls along the entire food supply chain

Today, the European Parliament voted on new EU rules to prevent, eliminate or reduce the level of health risks to humans, animals and plants, which may arise along the entire food chain. This...
Gianni Pittella speaking in plenary

Pittella: Rome summit must lead to a new direction for Europe and not just a different speed

Speaking during this morning's plenary debate on the upcoming Rome summit, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella stated: "We cannot, Europe cannot allow itself to go through a further void, by...
S&Ds call for recognition of gender equality as policy objective across EU budget areas, #SheDecides, #ourfightwomensrights, Clare Moody, Pina Picierno, Evelyn Regner, Iratxe Garcia Pérez,

S&Ds call for recognition of gender equality as policy objective across EU budget areas

The Socialists and Democrats secured a majority in the plenary today in Strasbourg for three important resolutions related to gender equality. In the afternoon, the S&Ds also reiterated their...
S&Ds push through ambitious waste-management targets as first step towards circular economy, Simona Bonafé, Kathleen Van Brempt, climate change, #Prog4Climate,

S&Ds push through ambitious waste-management targets as first step towards circular economy

Today the Socialists and Democrats Group pushed through ambitious proposals for waste management at a plenary vote in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. S&D MEP Simona Bonafè, who is the...
mercury children

S&Ds achieve ban on mercury fillings for pregnant women and children

The Socialists and Democrats are proud to have achieved a ban on the use of amalgam in vulnerable populations. The resolution voted today in the plenary in Strasbourg constitutes a victory for the...