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S&D Group recovery plan: Economic, social and ecological recovery in the EU

Tackling the immediate economic and social aftermath of the pandemic, and preparing a sustainable common future of shared prosperity, wellbeing and

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“Be brave and innovative: the EU needs recovery bonds and new own resources,” Iratxe García tells Commission and Council

Ahead of the virtual meeting of national EU leaders tomorrow, the chair of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Iratxe García today

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This resolution is a call for action to the EU Council, including recovery bonds, says Iratxe García

The European Parliament today adopted a resolution which calls for a comprehensive Recovery Plan to face the COVID-19 pandemic and its socio-economic


EU Parliament Plenary: Iratxe García on the recovery plan in the COVID 19 crisis

Iratxe García's speech, in response to the European Council's and Commission's statements on 16 April 2020, on the EU coordinated action to combat the

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The European Digital Agenda must leave nobody behind, say S&Ds

In a debate in Strasbourg requested by the S&D Group, our members sent a clear message ahead of the Commission’s proposal on the Digital Agenda: we

05 Feb 2020

S&D EMPL Workshop : Decent minimum wages across Europe

Welcome by Iratxe GARCÍA PÉREZ, S&D Group president Key note speech by Nicolas SCHMIT, commissioner for jobs and Social rights Session I chaired by

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Conservatives and liberals lack ambition to close gender pay gap

During a vote in the European Parliament today in Brussels, liberals and conservatives watered down an amendment introduced jointly by the Socialists

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Iratxe García encourages the Commission to be more ambitious on citizens’ participation on the Conference on the Future of Europe

Socialists and Democrats have been closely working with other political groups on the parliamentary resolution on the Conference on the Future of

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“We back the new Commission with a demanding, loyal and vigilant vote,” says Iratxe García

Today the Socialists and Democrats voted in favour of the new European Commission, after five months of intense negotiations with the Commission

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One in every 5 euros will go to tackling climate change, thanks to S&Ds. We are starting to deliver on citizens’ expectations

S&D MEPs today gave their support to the EU 2020 budget, which they consider the most progressive one so far. For the first time ever, it devotes 21%