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S&D Group elects new Bureau and stands united behind Gianni Pittella as S&D candidate for EP president

Pittella a primus inter pares president - My vision for an inclusive and efficient European Parliament

Brexit, the migration humanitarian emergency, the threat of terrorism, armed conflicts at our doorsteps and the long lasting economic crisis have dramatically undermined the foundations of this...
S&D Group:  The EP does not need a grand coalition to ensure stability, Jens Geir, Manfred Weber, EPP,

S&D Group: The EP does not need a grand coalition to ensure stability

Commenting on the press conference organised by EPP Group president Manfred Weber in Brussels today, Jens Geier, newly-elected Head of the German SPD-Delegation said: “Over the last decades MEPs have...
Cécile Kyenge

Cécile Kyenge: Mr Tajani, do you know where Africa is? Your silence speaks volumes

Commenting on the upcoming election for the president of the European Parliament, S&D MEP Cécile Kyenge argues that Gianni Pittella is clearly the best choice for a strong EU-Africa strategy: "...
No upgrade for Oettinger: He should not be Commission vice-president nor in charge of human resources, Eider Gardiazábal Rubial, Inés Ayala Sender, Evelyn Regner, budget, budget control and legal affairs committees,,

No upgrade for Oettinger: He should not be Commission vice-president nor in charge of human resources

Following a hearing yesterday evening in the European Parliament, S&D MEPs do not believe that Commissioner Oettinger should become Commission vice-president or given the human resources...
Patrizia Toia: Grillo inconsistent, from Eurosceptics to Federalists, Verhofstadt cynical

Patrizia Toia: Grillo inconsistent, from Eurosceptics to Federalists, Verhofstadt cynical

Commenting on the possibility of the Beppe Grillo’s 5 Star movement joining the ALDE Group in the European Parliament, Patrizia Toia, head of the Italian delegation to the S&D Group, said: “The...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week “The European Parliament – the only institution elected by the citizens – has the historical duty to become the pillar of a new EU devoted to growth, the social agenda, a migration...
S&Ds: Israel and Palestine both ready for new peace talks

S&Ds: Israel and Palestine both ready for new peace talks

During a visit to Israel and Palestine by the European Parliament's foreign affairs committee, both sides confirmed their willingness to start fresh peace talks without preconditions. The Socialists...
S&D Group: PANA committee must have full access to documents on past tax practices

S&D Group: PANA committee must have full access to documents on past tax practices

Following the recent press revelations leaked by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists concerning allegations that some member states, including Luxembourg, curbed EU efforts to...