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Viktor Orban in front of lots of Hungarian flags

EPP Group must finally act against the authoritarian slide in Hungary

Ahead of a crucial vote in the European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice, and home affairs committee on the rule of law in Hungary, leading S&D MEPs have called on their counterparts from...
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Historic agreement on Greece: time to reinforce and update the Economic and Monetary Union!

Following the agreement reached yesterday by the Eurogroup on the completion of the financial assistance programme for Greece, S&D Group president, Udo Bullmann, stated: “We welcome the agreement...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week on Greece decision by S&D president, Udo Bullmann "Member states and the European Institutions must draw lessons from recent history and avoid repeating the same mistakes. The...
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,...