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What do we owe to social democracy?

What do we owe to social democracy? 150 years ago, Social Democrats tamed the first Industrial Revolution. By putting people first, we have built a

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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