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Weekly Update - 11/03/2016

Quote of the week The needs of women refugees have far too often been overlooked. Asylum is not gender neutral and our laws and policies must reflect

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S&Ds back clear priorities for a strong report on tax evasion

The European Parliament’s special tax committee decided last night to produce a report on the progress made by the EU in the fight against tax evasion

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Weekly Update - 19/02/2016

Quote of the week "On behalf of my group I expressed our sincere willingness to do our utmost to ensure the UK remains in the EU. Britain leaving

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The anti-avoidance tax package is a good first step in the right direction, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today welcome measures proposed by the European Commission to combat aggressive tax planning by multinationals. They urged EU governments

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Member states must act with determination for a fairer tax system in Europe

Today, the European Commission has declared the Belgian “excess profit” tax scheme “illegal”. S&D Euro MPs want the Commission to keep investigating

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S&Ds issue a last minute appeal for a strong FTT

S&D Euro MPs today called on European finance ministers to overcome their differences in order to secure a deal on the introduction of a financial

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Weekly Update - 04/12/2015

Quote "Now is the time to change the world" - Gianni Pittella on COP21 Last week's highlight We're very pleased to have succeeded in achieving a new

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The Greens champions of cheap politicking; the S&Ds will call for a new TAXE committee

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella responded to the unfounded allegations about the future of the special TAXE committee, with the following

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Weekly Update - 13/11/2015

Quote of the week The time has come to avoid permanent division of Europe and revive the Helsinki process by again bringing opponents together at the

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"Contact ban for multinationals is proving effective", say S&D Euro MPs

The contact ban of the 191 Members of the S&D Group in the European Parliament against a number of multinational companies is a success story.