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EU budget crisis threatens Europe’s interests” say S&D Euro MPs

MFF revision: finally an agreement, now we need to talk about the EU budget post-2020

S&D MEPs have welcomed the adoption this morning by the European Council of the revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), which sets the framework and spending ceilings for the EU’s...
S&Ds win majority calling on member states to suspend Turkey accession talks if constitutional reforms go ahead unchanged, S&D MEP Kati Piri, enlargement,

S&Ds win majority calling on member states to suspend Turkey accession talks if constitutional reforms go ahead unchanged

Today in the European Parliament's foreign affairs committee the S&D Group secured wide support for the 2016 assessment report on Turkey. The Socialists and Democrats reiterated that Turkey's...
S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

Pittella: Council conclusions on Africa-EU Partnership show that a more constructive approach is needed

Commenting on the Council conclusions for a renewed impetus on the Africa-EU Partnership and ahead of the World Refugee Day of 20 June, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “The conclusions...
Assemblé générale France

S&Ds congratulate En Marche for its clear victory in the legislative elections. The Socialist Party must now radically change

Following the legislative elections in France, the president of the S&D Group Gianni Pittella said: "I congratulate La République En Marche for its clear victory in the legislative elections...
Pittella: S&Ds welcome the adoption by EU Council of the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations,

Pittella: Relieved that Brexit negotiations can finally start. Enough time has been wasted on the Tories' electoral gamble

Commenting on the commencement of Brexit negotiations today, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: "We are relieved that Brexit negotiations will start today. This is long overdue. Enough...
Gianni Pittella Pedro Sanchez

Speaking at the PSOE Congress in Madrid Gianni Pittella calls on Socialists to take on the battle against the Right

Speaking this morning at the PSOE party Congress in Madrid, Gianni Pittella, president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, highlighted the need for progressive policies...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week “When the Socialists and Democrats called for the end of roaming charges some years ago, we faced a lot of opposition from national governments, from corporations, and the...