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We stand in solidarity with unemployed people in Belgium, despite Council refusal, say S&Ds

Today in plenary, members of the European Parliament have confirmed that they stand in solidarity with the 400 people in Wallonia who have lost their

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S&Ds urge EU Parliament to declare a climate emergency ahead of COP25

We are rapidly reaching crisis point. Time is running out. In view of the upcoming UN Conference on Climate Change in Madrid (COP25), the European

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EU 2020 Budget - highest EP stance ever on climate change and youth

Today, in Plenary, the S&D Group pushed for the highest ever EU budget, focused on our priorities. Adding up to 3 billion euros more to the initial

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"This is a crucial summit for the future of Europe, with Brexit and the next multiannual EU budget on the table, says Iratxe García ahead of EUCO

Ahead of the European Council this afternoon, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Iratxe García said: "This is a

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“We will not accept anything less than an MFF that works for the people,” say S&Ds

The next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021 - 2027 is crucial for the proper functioning of the EU. In a vote today, in Plenary, S&D MEPs have

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A robust budget is essential for the just transition to an environmentally and socially sustainable EU, says Iratxe García

Today at the plenary debate on the upcoming European Council on the 17th and 18th of October, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the

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S&Ds: Timmermans is the right person to ensure the EU lives up to the Green New Deal citizens expect

Following today's hearing with the environment (ENVI), transport (TRAN) and industry, research and energy (ITRE) committees, the Socialists and

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If anyone can deliver a progressive, sustainable approach on cohesion and reforms, it’s Elisa Ferreira, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs gave their full backing to the appointment of Elisa Ferreira as Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms following her hearing yesterday in

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S&Ds: It is Europe’s responsibility to lead climate action and speed up implementation of SDGs

It is up to the European Union to take charge and ensure that the proper action is taken to actively address climate change. This is the key message

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Starbucks ruling shows EU needs sharper tools to ensure tax justice

Reacting to today’s ruling of the European General Court to annul the Commission's landmark decision qualifying a tax ruling granted to Starbucks as