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Time is not ripe for EU-US trade talks, say S&Ds

Speaking ahead of the expected adoption of the draft mandates on EU-US trade talks by the European Commission today, S&D spokesperson for EU-USA trade

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We have to gear up in the fight against tax crime, says Udo Bullmann as new S&D study reveals €825 billion tax gap

A study commissioned by the S&D Group reveals that tax evasion deprives European taxpayers of €825 billion every year. While this represents a slight

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S&Ds welcome reinforcement of Franco-German cooperation

On the occasion of the signing of a new treaty between France and Germany today in Aachen, S&D group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The Élysée Treaty has

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S&Ds lead fight against water scarcity and better management of urban waste water

Water scarcity affects at least 11% of the European population and 17% of EU territory. Since 1980 Europe has experienced more and more droughts,

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S&Ds: We need more checks and balances on work of the European Commission

The European Parliament constitutional affairs committee today voted on a report calling for more checks and balances on the work of the European

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New deal for consumers: S&Ds ensure better protection in the digital world

Today Socialists and Democrats in the internal market committee backed measures to reinforce existing consumer rights in the European Union and

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May offers no way out of Brexit deadlock - time to put it back to the people

S&D MEPs are disappointed by the latest proposals put forward by UK Prime Minister Theresa May that fail to break the deadlock on the UK’s withdrawal

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S&D Group dismayed on alleged US decision to downgrade the diplomatic status of the EU delegation

Following reports that the US has downgraded the diplomatic status of the EU embassy, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann said: “We are appalled by the

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S&Ds: geographical imbalance in the EIB investments policy and its incapacity to implement microcredits in third countries is unacceptable

With the approval of the today resolution on ‘the Annual Report 2017 control of the financial activities of the European Investment Bank (EIB)’ , the

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S&Ds: The EU is not a business club. No government can violate our common values without suffering the consequences

Today, with the approval of the ´Protection of the Union´s budget in case of generalised deficiencies as regards the rule of law in the Member States´