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Arbitrary rule of not spending over 1% of GDP on EU budget must be scrapped

S&D MEPs today called for the rule of not spending more than 1% of European GDP on the EU budget to be scrapped. The call came ahead of a vote on a

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S&Ds back proposals to strengthen the supervision of financial markets

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the European Commission’s plan to reform the micro-prudential supervisory

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More investment needed to boost a sustainable recovery of the European economy, say S&Ds

Negotiators from the Parliament and the Council struck a political deal last night to extend the European investment plan until 2020, with the aim of

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S&Ds: Hotspots are not the solution to the refugee crisis. Safe routes and relocation are the answer!

A special report by the European Court of Auditors on migration hotspots was presented today in the European Parliament's committee on budgetary

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S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

The Socialists and Democrats voted today in the plenary in favour of the Commission’ proposal for a European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD)

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EU budget 2018: fresh money needed for growth, jobs and migration

The S&D Group voted on the Parliament's draft EU budget for 2018, which calls for more funding to boost growth, enhance cohesion and tackle the many

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CDU stands with far right extremists to score cheap political points

During a vote on the budget discharge of the European Parliament, members of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany party (CDU) have voted on a

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MFF revision: 1.2 billion to tackle youth unemployment but more ambition needed

The European Parliament today voted in favour of the revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), which sets the framework and spending

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Success in tackling the endemic youth unemployment

The S&D Group congratulates Italy for withdrawing its reservation on the revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020. S&D Group vice

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A better Europe is the best answer to nationalism and Trumpism, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today backed a set of reforms to improve the functioning of the EU, make Europe more democratic and increase the solidarity in the