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S&Ds grill Verheugen on discrepancies in laws for emissions of trucks/buses and cars

Today S&D members of the parliamentary committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) questioned Günter Verheugen

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"We must tackle social dumping to renew citizens' trust in the European project" say S&Ds

Improved checks, stronger sanctions for companies that don't respect the rules and much greater social convergence, especially through establishing

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S&Ds ask member states to take urgent action on “Dieselgate” in a letter to Commission and Council

Ahead of the meeting of EU transport ministers next Tuesday, Socialists and Democrats today sent a letter to industry Commissioner, Elżbieta

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S&Ds propose plan to boost jobs in Europe’s tourism sector

Tourism is a crucial engine for economic growth and job creation in many European countries, particularly during the summer. However, this sector

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European Railways network: S&Ds welcome modernisation but call for protecting workers’ rights

After years of negotiations, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU have finally agreed on reforms to Europe's railway network so that

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EP inquiry committee unveils new information on defeat device emissions loopholes

Following yesterday's hearing of the European Parliament’s inquiry committee on the car emissions scandal, the S&D Group calls for the committee to

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S&Ds welcome plan to modernise EU railways but call for stronger protection of workers’ rights

After years of negotiations, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU have finally agreed on reforms to Europe's railway network so that

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No trade-off of transport workers' social rights for profit, say S&Ds

Transport is one of the most affected sectors by social dumping practices. This is why the Socialists and Democrats in the parliamentary transport

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Pittella: EU cannot just be the guardian of fiscal discipline and lack any principles on refugee crisis

Following the summit held today in Paris among the European progressive leaders, the president of the S&D group, Gianni Pittella, stressed the

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S&Ds secure social rights and transparency in modernising EU port services

Today the European Parliament backed a reform of EU port services as proposed by the Socialists and Democrats, led by MEP Knut Fleckenstein. This was