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S&Ds: We had promised to get rid of unfair trade practices in the food supply chain. We did it for the first time in the EU’s history!

Following the agreement hammered out between the European Parliament and the Council in the inter-institutional negotiations on the abolition of

  • Paolo De Castro MEP
  • S&D MEP Marc Tarabella
  • food
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S&Ds welcome approval of the UN refugee compact and urge support for the migration pact

S&D MEPs welcomed the approval by the UN General Assembly of the Global Compact on Refugees last night. The legally non-binding text sets out a series

  • #EuwakeUp
  • Tanja Fajon MEP
  • asylum and immigration
  • S&D Group vice-president Elena Valenciano
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S&Ds secure strong 37.5% CO2 emissions target for new cars in 2030

Over 25 hours of tough negotiations between the European Parliament and the EU Council were needed to reach a provisional agreement on CO2 reductions

  • Miriam Dalli MEP
  • Climate change
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S&Ds stand with protestors against Viktor Orbán's ‘slave law’

S&D MEPs today stressed their support for the peaceful protests in Hungary. Fifteen thousand people demonstrated in Budapest over the weekend against

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Progress on technical rules, but more concrete climate action is needed, say S&D’s after COP24 draws to a close

Following lengthy negotiations that continued on into the evening, the COP24 concluded with an agreement that, despite its shortcomings, provides a

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S&Ds criticize lack of progress on Eurozone reforms

Following the conclusions of the Euro-Summit on the reform of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), S&D group president Udo Bullmann states: "While

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S&Ds on the outcome of the December European Council

Commenting on the results of the last European Council meeting of 2018, S&D group president Udo Bullmann said: “On Brexit, the week that was supposed

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S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week S&D president Udo Bullmann on the reform of the Eurozone The Eurozone needs a meaningful budget that has the financial firepower to

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Plenary backs ambitious S&D proposal to tax more tech giants

Today the Socialists and Democrats led a broad coalition in the plenary to include digital provider companies such as Netflix or iTunes (Apple) in the

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The EU General Court confirms our criticism on the permissibility of harmful diesel emissions in the EU

Today Socialists and Democrats welcomed the ruling of the General Court according to which the European Commission exceeded its powers by allowing