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EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper

Today in the transport committee, the EPP voted down proposals put forward by the Socialists and Democrats that would have eliminated a number of

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S&Ds welcome Commission’s Mobility Package as ‘surprisingly balanced’ but call for ambitious implementation

Reacting to today’s presentation of the Mobility Package at the European Commission’s midday press conference, the Socialists and Democrats welcomed

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S&Ds urge Commission to tackle social dumping in transport sector

The European Parliament today adopted its position on road transport ahead of the Commission’s forthcoming proposals for the Mobility Package on the

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Dieselgate: Ahead of crucial vote S&Ds push for consumer compensation and a European vehicle surveillance agency

After 12 months and 47 hearings in the Dieselgate inquiry committee, the European Parliament will next week draw the lessons from the scandal. On

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S&Ds slam Germany’s car toll plans as discrimination against road users

The European Parliament today adopted a resolution criticising Germany’s plans to introduce a road toll system. The German government had introduced a

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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