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High level S&D delegation holds Washington talks

Leading S&D Euro MPs will this week, 26-30 October, hold talks with members of the US Congress and other stakeholders on defence, climate change, energy and financial regulation. The Washington...

Milk fund: Centre right block S&D call for more money

Today in Strasbourg an S&D initiative to defend the call for a 600 million euro new fund was finally foiled by stubborn opposition from the Centre Right EPP. By changing their line in the Budget...

Anger at Bulgarian PM's remarks on a Socialist Party ban

The Bulgarian Prime Minister's comments on banning the country's main opposition Socialist Party sparked outrage at the European Parliament in Strasbourg today. The S&D Group called on Bulgaria...

Liberals show lack of cohesion in freedom of information vote

Group spokesman on civil liberties, Claude Moraes, voiced his deep regret at the rejection today by only three votes of a resolution on freedom of information in Italy and the EU, tabled by S&D...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 19 to 22 October 2009. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - October II - Strasbourg Wednesday 21 October 2009 Climate Change and developing countries in the framework of the UN Conference on Climate Change...

Enlargement helps to consolidate democracy in the western Balkans

Senior S&D Euro MPs today called for fresh efforts by the Western Balkans countries to meet common challenges in the accession process. They welcomed the European Commission's 2009 report on the...

"Turkey must do more on reforms"

Senior S&D politicians today gave conditional support to Turkey in its negotiations for EU membership but stressed that the pace of reform in the country must be stepped up. S&D vice-...

"Drawing lessons from the crisis and preparing the future"

"The mistake would be to believe that the crisis – the most severe since the Great Depression of 1929 – is over and that everything can go back to how it was before," said Socialist MEP Pervenche...