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"Passengers should not bear the cost of body scanners", say Euro MPs

S&D Euro MPs today won a crucial vote in Brussels urging EU member states to bear the cost of extra security charges such as body scanners in airports across Europe. Said S&D Austrian Euro MP...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Brussels from 5 to 6 May 2010. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - May I - Brussels . Wednesday 5 May 2010 "Adapting to climate change: Towards a European framework for action" Transitional measures concerning...

Re-launching the UfM “a strategic priority”

As concerns mount up with regard to the second Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) summit, which is to be held in Barcelona, the European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee (Brussels, 28/04/2010)...

Martin Schulz welcomes Council's first step towards an effective EEAS. S&D Group publishes new position paper

The Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament today published a position paper on the European External Action Service that outlines their take on key issues such as budget, staff...

S&D calls for the prosecution of users of trafficked persons

The European Commission yesterday presented its proposal for new rules to step up the fight against trafficking in human beings. At a joint debate of the committee for civil liberties and the...

"No to long working days for lorry drivers"

In a vote on Wednesday within the European Parliament’s employment committee, Socialist and Democrat MEPs secured the rejection of an EU legislative proposal which ultimately would have allowed lorry...

"The German chancellor’s attitude has served to make matters worse for Greece and the eurozone"

Socialist and Democrat MEPs issued a warning to EU leaders on Wednesday by stressing that any delay in implementing aid for Greece threatened the eurozone’s stability. S&D Group leader in the...