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More credit should be granted to ecological commercial vans

Socialists and democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the new regulation to limit CO2 emissions from commercial vans to 147 gr/km by 2020, but regretted that the EU was not able to reach...

Child porn website must be erased in controlled conditions

The European Parliament committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs will vote tonight in Strasbourg on a controversial directive to strengthen the fight against online child pornography. S...

Mubarak’s resignation “dawn of a new era in Egypt’s development”

The president of the European Parliament’s main progressive group, Martin Schulz, today described the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as “long overdue”. Socialists and Democrats...

Need for a clear EU message to Turkey

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed a positive vote in the foreign affairs committee on the Commission's progress report on Turkey. They called for the the accession...

Economic governance: "No deal without public investment"

S&D Euro MPs today warned that they will reject any Eurozone reform that puts sustainable growth and jobs at risk. The Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament today set out its...

Democratic change at the heart of the Forum of Parliamentarians

The Forum of Parliamentarians took place in Dakar within the framework of the World Social Forum. S&D Group members were able to hold talks with fellow parliamentarians from Senegal and other...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 14 to 17 February 2011. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - February II - Strasbourg . Monday 14 February 2011 The implementation of the Services Directive 2006/123/EC Tuesday 15 February 2011 Emission...

World Social Forum : GPF workshop on migration

In the framework of the World Social Forum that is taking place from 7 to 10 February in Dakar, S&D Euro MPs Corina Cretu and Kristian Vigenin, took part in the roundtable “ Can migration be used...