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Joint letter from EP Group leaders to EU leaders ahead of European Council meeting

Today, the group leaders of the European parliament sent a letter to EU leaders ahead of the European Council meeting of 19 June. The European

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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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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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S&Ds welcome commitment by Commission to cover precarious workers in slaughterhouses with directive for decent working conditions

Reacting to today’s announcement by Commissioner for employment and social affairs, Nicolas Schmit, in the German press that he will push for a new

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Border responses to Covid-19 confusing and discriminatory

On the week that marks 35 years since the Schengen Agreement, S&D MEPs are disappointed with the chaotic and scattered approach from Member States