Our latest press releases

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Black lives matter! Iratxe García in plenary

“I can’t breathe.” The words of George Floyd as he was killed. These words were not only the cry of one man; these were the cries of all those

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As EU taxonomy sets global gold standard for sustainable investments - S&D make money work for the planet and the people

Today, the European Parliament is set to approve the world’s first standard for sustainable financial products. This unified classification system

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S&Ds denounce Venezuelan crack-down on democratic parties

Reacting to the latest developments in Venezuela, where the Supreme Court of Justice announced the suspension of the national leadership of Acción

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Amidst new scandals of COVID-19 outbreaks in slaughterhouses, S&Ds call for fair treatment of seasonal workers

Speaking ahead of a debate and vote on a resolution in the European Parliament later today on how to better protect cross-border and seasonal workers

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S&Ds: EU must increase pressure on China in order to support Hong Kong

Reacting to the unilateral decision by Beijing to introduce a national security legislation in Hong Kong, the Socialist and Democrats will support

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S&Ds push strongly against hostile takeovers in a post-pandemic economy

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the European Commission’s review of competition and State Aid rules. Protecting European

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Time pressures are UK’s choice but we will stand our ground

While the UK government is deciding not to extend the transition period, S&D MEPs remain disappointed with the lack of progress in negotiations due to

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Reform of the System of Own Resources of the EU for the 2021-2027 Multiannual Financial Framework

The S&D Group proposes that new own resources, stemming from measures addressing the protection of the environment and the promotion of a fairer and

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S&Ds call on new EU resources to rebuild post-pandemic Europe

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today proposed a basket of new resources to the EU budget to finance the economic and social

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Back on track – S&D policy paper on the recovery of tourism

Travel restrictions caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic have severely affected the tourism industry1, an industry which directly and