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S&D Group:  The EP does not need a grand coalition to ensure stability, Jens Geir, Manfred Weber, EPP,

S&D Group: The EP does not need a grand coalition to ensure stability

Commenting on the press conference organised by EPP Group president Manfred Weber in Brussels today, Jens Geier, newly-elected Head of the German SPD-Delegation said: “Over the last decades MEPs have...
Cécile Kyenge

Cécile Kyenge: Mr Tajani, do you know where Africa is? Your silence speaks volumes

Commenting on the upcoming election for the president of the European Parliament, S&D MEP Cécile Kyenge argues that Gianni Pittella is clearly the best choice for a strong EU-Africa strategy: "...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week “The European Parliament – the only institution elected by the citizens – has the historical duty to become the pillar of a new EU devoted to growth, the social agenda, a migration...
S&D Group: PANA committee must have full access to documents on past tax practices

S&D Group: PANA committee must have full access to documents on past tax practices

Following the recent press revelations leaked by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists concerning allegations that some member states, including Luxembourg, curbed EU efforts to...
S&Ds exclude any possible under-the-table deal with ALDE or any other group over the European Parliament president election

S&Ds exclude any possible under-the-table deal with ALDE or any other group over the European Parliament president election

Following the circulation of press rumours about an unrealistic under-the-table deal between the presidents of the S&D Group, Gianni Pittella, and the ALDE Group, Guy Verhofstadt, which would...
Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila

Joseph Kabila's decision to postpone presidential elections in DRC is unacceptable

Following Joseph Kabila’s decision to postpone the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the president of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella said: “...
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 S&D president, Gianni Pittella "In politically turbulent times, it is fundamental to have a strong and efficient team with whom together we can fight for a fairer Europe. I...
S&D Group elects new Bureau and stands united behind Gianni Pittella as S&D candidate for EP president

S&D Group elects new Bureau and stands united behind Gianni Pittella as S&D candidate for EP president

Following the re-election of Gianni Pittella last week as president of the S&D Group for the second half of the European Parliament mandate, the S&D Group elected its new Bureau yesterday...