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Pittella: We were expecting a more ambitious EMU reform. We will fight to scrap the fiscal compact

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are not satisfied by the reform of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) proposed today by the European Commission. S&D Group leader Gianni...
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The EU must step up efforts to be more efficient against VAT fraud say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the European Commission’s new proposals to combat VAT fraud following the revelations of the Paradise Papers and called on EU governments to take action without any...
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Dijsselbloem must be replaced as president of the Eurogroup by a socialist, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in European Parliament want a social-democrat finance minister to replace Jeroen Dijsselbloem as president of the Eurogroup. S&D Group vice-president Udo Bullmann and...
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More ambition is needed to close the gender pay gap, say S&Ds to Commission’s EU Action Plan

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are calling for decisive action and binding measures to finally close the gender pay gap. Reacting to the Commission’s EU Action Plan for...
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

Paradise Papers: S&D Group calls for special committee to investigate new revelations

The S&D Group is calling for the establishment of a temporary special committee in the European Parliament to address and draw conclusions from the new leaks known as the Paradise Papers. They...