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PEST committee statements

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  • climate
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EU member states must ensure that no citizen is excluded from voting

Following petitions signed by thousands of Europeans, the S&D Group is calling on the European Council and Commission to do more to ensure that EU

  • Jude Kirton-Darling
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For a Clean and Sustainable Agriculture

We want agricultural funds that support small and eco-friendly farmers. What we eat is very important.

  • climate
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The EU approval system for pesticides must improve to better protect human health, say S&Ds

Today the environment committee voted on a report by S&D MEP Pavel Poc, which calls for a better approval system for pesticides in the EU. It is part

  • Environment
  • climate
  • Miriam Dalli MEP
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Reform of European Citizens’ Initiative will make it easier for people to change direction of EU policy

The European Parliament today voted on the reform of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). The European Citizens' Initiative is a unique and

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Accidental Americans: EU must stand up to US over double taxation of EU citizens

S&D MEPs today called for the European Commission to act to protect EU citizens affected by the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The US

  • Virginie Rozière MEP
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The true cost of a Big Mac - S&Ds urge Commission to crack down on abusive zero-hour contracts

Following a series of petitions sent to the European Parliament signed by more than 31,000 people, the S&D Group has urged the Commission to crack

  • social
  • MEP Jude Kirton-Darling
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S&Ds: is public food safety a must to the EU? If so, EFSA needs to be dramatically better staffed and funded

Following a two-day PEST committee facts-finding mission to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) headquarters in Parma, the S&Ds can assess with

  • social
  • Simona Bonafè
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The ban on bee-killing pesticides is a victory for citizens and for biodiversity

Socialists and Democrats welcome the decision taken by a majority of the 28 national experts to back the ban on neo-nicotinoid pesticides. The S&D

  • Kathleen Van Brempt MEP
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People who provide humanitarian assistance to refugees should be celebrated not prosecuted

The S&D Group today renewed its call for EU legislation to be changed to ensure that those providing humanitarian assistance to refugees are not

  • refugees
  • #EuwakeUp
  • Soledad Cabezon Ruiz MEP
  • Juan Fernando Aguilar López