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S&Ds request to quickly approve European market infrastructure regulation (EMIR)

S&Ds condemn the lack of ambition of member states to reinforce the regulatory framework on Central Counterparties. On the 20th of March, the

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Socialists and Democrats want companies to pay a fair minimum effective tax rate of 18%

It is time for Europe to move towards a fairer tax system. While workers in OECD countries pay more than 25% of their wages in tax, multinationals

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S&Ds on Brexit: EU shows leadership where May has failed. She must work with Labour or go back to the people

Following the decision last night of EU leaders to delay Brexit until 12 April, or 22 May if a withdrawal agreement is approved, S&D Group leader Udo

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S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's plenary session in Strasbourg - 25 to 28 March 2019

Brexit and the European Council Wednesday 27 March Udo Bullmann udo.bullmann@europarl.europa.eu +33(0) 388 1 75342 “The European Council has shown

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S&Ds: Trump wants to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights? This would be unacceptable, illegal and shameful.

The S&D Group protests against the latest appalling tweet by U.S. president Donald Trump promising the recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the

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S&Ds strengthen system of financial supervision in Europe

In tough negotiations, S&D MEP Pervenche Berès succeeded today in reaching an agreement between the European Parliament and member states on an EU

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Too little too late to prevent Orbánisation of EPP and damage to Hungarian democracy

Reacting to the EPP decision to suspend Fidesz’s membership in the EPP, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Udo

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Investing €650 billion in a booming future: S&Ds in the lead for positive change in Europe

Today S&D MEP Roberto Gualtieri achieved as lead negotiator for the European Parliament, a positive result for more investments in jobs and

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S&Ds: EU leaders must focus on the long-term consequences of Brexit not short-term political calculation

Speaking ahead of the March European Council, which will be dominated by the looming Brexit deadline, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann and

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S&Ds: Partnership between African-Caribbean-Pacific States and the EU must be reinforced, also to tackle tragedy such as the tropical cyclone Idai

The tremendous breaking news on the devastating effects of tropical cyclone Idai over Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, has deeply struck the Joint