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At last, lorries will also contribute to lowering CO2 emissions, say S&Ds

Heavy-duty vehicles produce around 6% of total EU greenhouse gas emissions, and the EU will soon enforce a new legislation aiming at drastically

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From Hungary, Udo Bullmann will advocate a more social Europe, this Friday

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament will hold a debate with Hungarian politicians, experts and civil society in Budapest this Friday.

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Mobility Package: S&Ds help to broker a compromise to improve working conditions of professional drivers

The European Parliament today backed a cross-party deal on the so-called Mobility Package, which includes new rules on posting of drivers; working and

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S&Ds: A conservative ultra-liberal agriculture policy is not what EU citizens expect. We’ll keep fighting for a more sustainable CAP

Following the today vote in the European Parliament’s agriculture committee on the Strategic Plan regulation of the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP),

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S&Ds criticise the EU Commission for relinquishing its duties on the ‘Dieselgate’ scandal

It has been almost four years since the Volkswagen emissions scandal broke out, and the European Commission and national governments are still

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Less CO2 emissions from cars and vans: S&Ds negotiate cleaner future for citizens

Today the European Parliament backed the deal negotiated with the Council by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli to reduce CO2 emissions by cars and vans. The strong

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The EU Parliament backs Marita Ulvskog’s proposal to end the seasonal time change by 2021

he European Parliament has taken up the demand signed by four million Europeans to stop changing the clock one hour ahead or one hour back every six

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S&Ds demand that the seasonal time change is abolished by 2021

Strong controversy has arisen in recent years on the pros and cons of seasonal time change. Many countries decide to change to summer or wintertime to

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S&Ds: It’s time for the member states to respect rules on animal transport within and outside the EU. Animal welfare is not optional!

Thanks to the vote today in plenary endorsing the report on better animal welfare for transport within and outside the EU, the Social Democrats in the

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Led by S&Ds, the EU Parliament calls for a more sustainable use of pesticides

Today the plenary of the EU parliament voted on a report drafted by S&D MEP Jytte Guteland, which calls on EU member states to be more proactive in