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Greece and EU flags in Greece

Time to turn the page of austerity and build a stable and sustainable future for Greece, says Udo Bullmann

Ahead of today's crucial Eurogroup meeting, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann calls on the Eurogroup to reach a workable agreement for a fair exit of Greece from its current adjustment programme. S...
Eurozone and uro sign and euros

S&Ds call on German and French governments to push Eurozone reforms in Council

Following the French-German meeting in Meseberg, Udo Bullmann, President of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, said: "We are glad to see that a reinforcement of the Economic and...
work life balance

Council must move ahead to secure the rights of parents and carers across the EU without further delay, say S&Ds

In an open letter , ahead of the Employment and Social Affairs Council meeting of 21 June, S&D Euro MPs are calling on EU ministers to unblock the negotiations on the Work-Life Balance Directive...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D Group president, Udo Bullmann “What happened this week off the coast of Italy is a symbol of what is going wrong in Europe. It's about more than just the asylum system,...
Poland  and EU flag - rule of law democracy

Commission must not take pressure off Polish government on rule of law

During a debate in the European Parliament, the S&D Group urged the European Commission not to take pressure off the Polish government over its reforms of the country’s judiciary. S&D Group...
The people of FYR Macedonia deserve more democracy, say S&D participants in Skopje protest, Fleckenstein, Howitt, Kumanovo, terrorist attack, Sergei Stanishev,

Historic agreement! Welcome North Macedonia!

The S&D Group welcomes the agreement reached today by the Prime Ministers Tsipras and Zaev on the long lasting name issue. We expect that this will clear the way for the opening of accession...