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CRR Quick Fix: new rules push banks to pump money into real economy

The European Parliament approved an S&D report temporarily amending the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) to respond to the economic impact of the

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Unprecedented unity in Plenary today as S&Ds lead the way to an ambitious, social and climate friendly budget

In a crucial vote in Plenary today, Socialists and Democrats will lead a majority of 5 political groups in pushing for the 2021 budget to be fit

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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