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S&Ds are determinant in brokering an ambitious deal to reduce plastic marine pollution

Following lengthy negotiations with the Council an agreement was reached early this morning that will reaffirm the leading role of the European Union

  • Massimo Paolucci MEP
  • climate
  • plastic
  • marine pollution
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S&Ds back EU strategy to end plastic litter by 2030

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are leading the transition to a circular economy, where all products are designed to be either

  • climate
  • Simona Bonafè
  • circular economy
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Parliament backs new rules to crack down on money laundering and organised crime

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee, today backed two reports designed to make it harder for organised

  • tax
  • Emilian Pavel MEP
  • whistle-blowers
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Public Country-by-Country-reporting: last chance for Council to act on tax transparency

Ahead of a decisive technical meeting, S&D Euro MPs are calling on the EU Council to unblock the negotiations on corporate tax transparency. They

  • tax
  • LuxLeaks
  • Hugues Bayet MEP
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S&Ds want to introduce specific targets for single-use plastic reduction

The EU is at the forefront of the global fight against plastic litter, but unfortunately, it is also one of the main responsible actors: Europe

  • circular economy
  • Environment
  • climate
  • Kathleen Van Brempt MEP
  • Simona Bonafè
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S&Ds – We're not loving it! Revelation of McDonald's tax practices show need for real EU action

Following a report by a coalition of trade unions on McDonald's tax practices, leading members of the S&D Group have renewed their call for urgent

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Winning the fight against terrorism and organised crime means winning the fight for financial transparency

The European Parliament today backed new proposals to tackle money laundering and disrupt the financing of terrorist groups and organised criminals.

  • Panama Papers
  • tax
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Make them say what they pay - European Council must finally act for tax transparency of multinational companies

The S&D Group today demanded that the European Council explains its failure to prepare a position on laws that will ensure corporate tax transparency

  • LuxLeaks
  • tax
  • Panama Papers
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Finally some good news from member states on tax. Rules to bolster EU tax transparency are progress, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcome EU finance ministers’ decisions to strengthen tax transparency. S&D Group vice

  • tax
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Commission steps up the fight against member states' race to the bottom on tax. Harmful tax practices must be rooted out in the EU, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are pleased that the European Commission is taking account of harmful tax practices in its