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Ecodesign: households could save even more money with products designed to consume less and last longer

The S&Ds are committed to ensuring a smooth transition to a sustainable economy in which resources are not wasted, and production processes and products are not harmful to human health and the...
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S&Ds: Improving the social and economic situation in Libya is key for stability in North Africa, Sahel and the Mediterranean

Following today’s vote in the plenary on recommendations to the European Council, the European Commission and the High Representative on the political, economic and social situation in Libya, S&D...

Commission proposal on the next EU budget lacks courage and strategy. EU citizens’ expectations are not met, says S&D Group

After the European Parliament adopted, by an overwhelming majority, the report on the 2021-2027 Multiannual Financial Framework and own resources, the S&D Group has expressed its disappointment...
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Cash-for-residency: European Commission needs to ensure proper oversight of golden visas

Following various scandals involving the selling of citizenship or residency in EU countries, the European Parliament today debated the issue of so-called ‘Golden Visas’. Ahead of the debate S&D...

S&Ds: EU agricultural policy must remain truly common. Re-nationalisation should be avoided at all costs

The risk of re-nationalising Europe’s agricultural policy must be avoided at all costs when the CAP legislative proposals are published shortly. Following today’s adaptation of the report on the...
S&Ds back civil society’s call on EU leaders for a more humane and sustainable Europe, Kathleen Van Brempt, Maria João Rodrigues,

S&Ds: Italy shows us that it is high time for a new Europe

Against the backdrop of the current political situation in Italy and on the occasion of a visit in Milan on Thursday, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann urgently calls for a reform of Europe and a...
European Parliament shows support for Hungarians' fundamental rights, reintroduction of the death penalty and increased victimisation of migrants, Birgit Sippel, Viktor Orbán, migration,immigrants, PSE Congress in Budapest,

Stop Soros legislation in Hungary is an attack on European values. EPP must finally kick out Orbán.

Following proposals submitted yesterday by the Hungarian government to the Parliament designed to crack down on NGOs and criminalise their activities, S&D Group vice-president responsible for...
The Council’s proposal to renew EU’s trade defences is unacceptable for S&Ds, EU's trade defence instruments (TDIs), Alessia Mosca, lesser duty rule, David Martin MEP, dumping,

S&Ds strengthen trade defence instruments to protect European jobs

Today, the European Parliament is set to adopt new rules to combat unfair cheap imports. Under the new rules higher tariffs can be imposed against dumped or subsidised imports from non EU-countries...