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solar panels on world in a field

S&Ds want more ambitious legislation to promote the use of renewables

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are determined to achieve the goals already set to cut emissions in the Union by at least 40% below the 1990 levels by 2030, in order to stay...

S&Ds encourage and support Palestinian unity

Following a meeting today with Dr Nabil Shaath, chief foreign-policy adviser to the Palestinian president, leading S&D Group MEPs expressed support for Palestinian unity in the hope of achieving...
Man spraying Glyphosate herbicide on fields

S&Ds make public health the priority and want the EU to phase out glyphosate

The Socialists and Democrats in the environment and health committee in the European Parliament today voted on a resolution to phase out glyphosate within three years. This substance is the most...
Refugee boy in tent

Pittella: Parliament backs radical asylum reform, finally removing first country of entry principle

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee today backed a fundamental change to the EU’s asylum rules. Under the current system, in most cases, the asylum seeker...
Panama papers written over grey island

Panama Papers investigation shows maladministration and breach of EU law, say S&D MEPs

An end to the unanimity rule on tax decisions at EU level, a shift from secrecy to transparency, the establishment of an EU scrutiny mechanism on newly introduced harmful tax measures, a ban on...