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Parliament backs rules to make medicines cheaper and boost competitiveness of EU manufacturers

The European Parliament today backed new rules that will help reduce costs of medicines for people living in the EU and allow EU-based manufacturers

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Forcing EU citizens to give fingerprints for all new ID cards is wrong approach

S&D MEPs today voted against measures that will impose collection and storing of fingerprints of all European citizens on all new ID cards. The S&D

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S&Ds will never accept permanent internal borders within the Schengen area

The European Parliament today restated its strong opposition to the extension of temporary borders within the Schengen passport free zone. MEPs backed

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Tax justice (Watch the video)

You have to pay your taxes, so why shouldn’t the rich and super rich, as well as big businesses, pay? We want to ensure that everyone pays their fair share of taxes in Europe. In recent years, tax

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Our plenary week in action - 25 to 28 March 2019 - How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

Our plenary week in action - 25 to 28 March 2019 - How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

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National governments must stop blocking proposals to allow EU citizens to bring lawsuits collectively against large companies

The European Parliament today approved proposals that would allow EU consumers to bring lawsuits collectively against large companies, a process known

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Final EU tax report voted: How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

Following leadership from the Socialists and Democrats, the most ambitious report from the European Parliament so far on how to tackle tax evasion,

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European Parliament backs new laws to ensure EU consumers have same protections online and offline

The European Parliament today adopted a new digital contract law by revising the Consumer Sales Directive and approving a brand new Directive on the

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Socialists and Democrats want companies to pay a fair minimum effective tax rate of 18%

It is time for Europe to move towards a fairer tax system. While workers in OECD countries pay more than 25% of their wages in tax, multinationals

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S&Ds strengthen system of financial supervision in Europe

In tough negotiations, S&D MEP Pervenche Berès succeeded today in reaching an agreement between the European Parliament and member states on an EU