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The EU General Court confirms our criticism on the permissibility of harmful diesel emissions in the EU

Today Socialists and Democrats welcomed the ruling of the General Court according to which the European Commission exceeded its powers by allowing

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Clean Energy is important for Europe

Clean Energy is important for Europe. S&Ds lead EU transition towards increased energy savings and more renewables

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The Commission's follow-up report on Dieselgate shows lack of action by member states, say S&Ds

In its recommendations of 4 April 2017 following the Dieselgate inquiry, the Parliament called on the European Commission to submit by October 2018 “a

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The Parliament wants a 40% reduction of cars’ CO2 emissions by 2030

Today the plenary of the European Parliament backed an ambitious report drafted by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli calling for a 40% cut of cars’ and vans’ CO2

  • Miriam Dalli MEP
  • climate
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S&Ds demand national binding targets on alternative fuels infrastructure

Socialists and Democrats are committed to phasing out fossil fuels and to transforming the European transport landscape in order to make it

  • climate
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Findings of Danske Bank investigation shows failure of Europe’s anti-money laundering systems

Following the release of the findings of the investigation into Danske Bank’s branch in Estonia, S&D MEPs have called for more EU wide action to

  • Jeppe Kofod MEP
  • Peter Simon MEP
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S&Ds welcome the Commission’s proposal to fight money laundering across borders and call for enhanced power and additional resources for the EU’s supervisory institutions

Following the publication of the European Commission’s proposal today to further strengthen the supervision of EU financial institutions, S&Ds called

  • tax
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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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Cities will be able to properly enforce their air quality policies at EU level, say S&Ds

More and more cities in Europe are trying to impose restrictions on highly contaminating vehicles. However, it is difficult to enforce these measures

  • Olga Sehnalová MEP
  • climate