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“We must act now. Later will be too late!” - S&Ds pressure EU institutions to save the tourism sector from bankruptcy

With the tourism and travel sector in the EU coming to a near standstill, Socialists and Democrats call on the European Commission, EU Council and the

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Digital Europe and AI: The European Commission needs a social update for a Digital Europe, say S&Ds

Today, the European Commission has presented its main digital initiatives, ‘Shaping Europe's digital future’, ‘A European strategy for data’ and the

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The European Digital Agenda must leave nobody behind, say S&Ds

In a debate in Strasbourg requested by the S&D Group, our members sent a clear message ahead of the Commission’s proposal on the Digital Agenda: we

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“A common charger for all mobile phones in the EU”, say S&Ds

Today, in the European Parliament, S&D MEPs backed a proposal for the development of a single mobile charger across the EU. The Parliament is calling

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S&Ds: The alarming Thomas Cook bankruptcy shows the need for a European legislation that guarantees workers’ and consumers’ rights

Following the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook, the European Parliament, with the full support of the S&D Group, adopted a joint resolution which calls on

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S&D Euro MPs want further clarifications from Commissioner-designate Sylvie Goulard

Commissioner-designate Sylvie Goulard today has failed to convince the Socialists and Democrats who will ask for further clarifications, following her

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European Parliament approves measures to protect workers and crackdown on letterbox companies in the EU

The European Parliament today backed new rules governing how companies relocate offices between EU member states. The S&D Group ensured that these new

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S&Ds make Europe’s roads safer

The European Parliament today approved new features to be introduced in new vehicles as of 2022 to further reduce the number of road fatalities. In

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The European Personal Pension Product is a painted wall that was badly constructed: despite a number of improvements in consumer protection, PEPP still lacks a Pan European vision, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today abstained in the final vote on the pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) because the final comprise lacked a true pan

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S&Ds ensure that new gas pipelines will also comply with EU legislation

Today the European Parliament backed a deal reached with the EU Council to improve the existing Natural Gas Directive. Socialists and Democrats