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Markets in Financial Instruments Directive: We don’t want a ‘quick fix’ that tries to exploit the Covid-19 crisis to deregulate financial markets

In a vote in the committee on economic affairs, the S&D Group abstained on the so-called Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) quick fix

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Put the money where it matters! S&Ds reiterate support for InvestEU programme and its beneficiaries

Socialists and Democrats reiterated their support for European programmes that create quality, non-discriminatory jobs, in line with the Green Deal

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Progressive Society re-launch: It's time to reshape capitalism and we have a plan for it

Tonight in their group meeting, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament launched the second edition of the Progressive Society

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Amidst Covid-19 crisis, S&Ds defend our people and planet against incorrigible austerity ideologues

This morning, the European Parliament will debate two crucial reports on the future of the EU’s economic policies, to be voted later in the day. The

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S&Ds on Commission Work Programme 2021: “There is no time to waste in delivering for EU citizens!”

During today’s debate in the EP plenary on the Commission Work Programme 2021, the Socialists and Democrats laid down their priorities for Commission


Iratxe García on the PES Leaders' meeting

S&D president Iratxe García on the PES Leaders' meeting We are concerned about the health situation in Europe. Faced with the increase in COVID-19

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S&D MEPs and S&D national MPs vow to move forward the next EU budget and new revenues to finance the Recovery Plan

Today, the Socialists and Democrats bureau and heads of national delegations in the European Parliament held a virtual meeting with MPs from the

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S&Ds: Good news! Immediate fresh money for developing sustainable agriculture. Green light from the EU Parliament

An unprecedented measure for an unprecedented time. Translated: additional fresh money for the rural and agriculture European sector, now. The

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Facebook will not dictate digital finance in Europe, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats voted in favour of a report aimed at regulating the use of digital finance on the European market. While acknowledging

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ECOFIN’s Cayman Islands decision shows criteria for EU tax-haven blacklist are broken

Reacting to today's decision by EU finance and economic ministers to update the EU's tax-haven blacklist, Pedro Marques MEP, S&D spokesperson on tax