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Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week by acting S&D Group leader, Udo Bullmann The Spitzenkandidaten process helps make the EU more democratic. It means that every five years European voters have a direct say in...
Are big banks’ profits in tax havens legal, The Commission must launch a full investigation and lift all doubtspresident of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella, S&D Group vice-president Udo Bullmann and S&D spo

Socialists and Democrats successfully pushed for a new special committee to investigate tax crimes

On the initiative of the Socialists and Democrats, the leaders of the political groups in the European Parliament today have decided to set up a special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and...
EP logo and EP flags on EP building Brussels

S&D Group will only support Commission president elected via Spitzenkandidaten process

The S&D Group will only accept a new Commission president who is nominated as a candidate by one of the European political groupings at next year’s European election and who can command a...
Rich Poor socio-economic inequalities - money on weighing scales

S&Ds urge Commission to take decisive actions to fight growing inequalities in Europe

At a debate on socio-economic inequalities, put on the European Parliament’s agenda by the Socialists and Democrats, acting S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann called on the EU Commission to take rapid...
Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 16 to 19 April 2018 - S&D priorities on the agenda

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 5 to 8 February 2018 - S&D priorities on the agenda

S&D priorities on the February plenary agenda. ▶ Wed 7 Combatting social inequality Udo Bullmann +33(0)3 88 1 75342 Social inequality is on the rise in Europe and...
hands and money coins and leaf growing

Make money work for a just and fair society, say S&Ds to Commission

The Socialists and Democrats call on the Commission to endorse the recommendations put forward in a report by the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. If the European Union is serious...
gianni pittella

Pittella: I have fought for 20 years for a progressive Europe. I will now lead the same fight in Italy

Speaking on his decision to stand for election in the upcoming Italian elections, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella, said: “I will run as a candidate in the Italian elections as president of...
Europe needs a strong and efficient strategic investment fund

EFSI 2.0: Smart investments to ensure a good future for all Europeans

Today, the European Parliament voted with an overwhelming majority in favour of extending the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) for two more years to 2020 and boosting its investment...