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Pittella - close EP vote

Pittella: Congratulations to new EP president Tajani. Now a new political phase starts

Speaking following the election of Antonio Tajani as the new president of the European Parliament, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: "I want to congratulate Antonio Tajani, the newly...
Gianni Pittella calling on all MEPs to assume their political responsibility and go vote

Gianni Pittella calling on all MEPs to assume their political responsibility and go vote

Ahead of the final round of the European Parliament president elections, S&D Group president and candidate for future EP president Gianni Pittella, sent the following statements to all MEPs: “I...
S&D priorities - Strasbourg session from 16 to 19 January 2017

S&D priorities - Strasbourg session from 16 to 19 January 2017

S&D Priorities ▶ Tues 17 Election of the president of the European Parliament gianni.pittella@ep.europa.eu + 33 3 88 17 51 59 This Parliament needs a president who can increase the democratic...
S&D Group elects new Bureau and stands united behind Gianni Pittella as S&D candidate for EP president

Pittella a primus inter pares president - My vision for an inclusive and efficient European Parliament

Brexit, the migration humanitarian emergency, the threat of terrorism, armed conflicts at our doorsteps and the long lasting economic crisis have dramatically undermined the foundations of this...
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...