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It is time to strengthen passengers' and workers' rights in the aviation sector

The Aviation Strategy is a milestone initiative for Europe proposed by the Commission. Aviation is a strategically important sector of the EU economy

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Pittella a primus inter pares president - My vision for an inclusive and efficient European Parliament

Brexit, the migration humanitarian emergency, the threat of terrorism, armed conflicts at our doorsteps and the long lasting economic crisis have

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S&Ds back railway modernisation, but not at the expense of workers

European railways are in need of urgent modernisation and more competition so they can become a genuine alternative to road transport. While the

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Fair employment ensures safer air travel, say S&Ds

Social dumping at the expense of aviation safety will come to an end. Today, the European Parliament’s transport and tourism committee voted for a new

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Circular Economy | S&D Event, October 2016

On October 13, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament organised an event on the Circular Economy.Commissioner Vella spoke on

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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