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S&Ds: L’industrie est vitale, l'Europe la défend,  Gianni Pittella, Marie Arena, Edouard Martin, Caterpillar, Alstom,

S&Ds: Industry is vital – Europe is defending it

Led by MEPs from the Socialists and Democrats Group, the European Parliament today called for a strategy to reindustrialise Europe following the brutal announcements on the closure of the Caterpillar...
Gianni Pitella - talks on Jean-Claude Juncker

Pittella: Orbán and populists have lost. Now we need an EU solution to the migration crisis

Commenting the outcome of today's referendum in Hungary, president of the S&D Group, Gianni Pittella, said: "The whole of Europe has won. Populism and xenophobia have lost. Orbán's lies have come...
Gianni Pittella calling on all MEPs to assume their political responsibility and go vote

Pittella: Suspending Spain and Portugal’s structural funds is absurd. EU Commission should not make this mistake

On Monday evening in Strasbourg, members of the economic and monetary affairs committee and members of the regional development committee will debate the Commission’s plan to suspend European funds...
Viktor Orbán

Pittella: Orbán’s referendum on refugee relocation is a meaningless sham and should be boycotted

The S&D Group has condemned the upcoming referendum in Hungary on the relocation of refugees. S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “Orbán keeps on peddling the same lie about the...
Plenary update - Strasbourg session from 12 to 15 December 2016

Plenary update - Strasboug session from 3 to 6 October 2016

Press conference with Gianni Pittella on Tuesday at 10.10 in room LOW N-1/201. Watch the action live : www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu Our Priorities ▶ Tues 4 October Avoiding conflicts of interest of...
climate change

S&Ds call on the Council to ratify the COP 21 climate agreement

Ahead of the meeting of the 28 environment ministers tomorrow, leading S&D MEPs called on the Council to support the deal reached last year in the UN Climate Conference in Paris and allow for a...