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EU will have mechanism linking budget to respect for rule of law for the first time, say Iratxe García and Eider Gardiazabal

For two years the Socialists and Democrats have been fighting for an efficient mechanism that will make access to funds from the EU budget conditional

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S&D Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

S&D Group president Iratxe García Pérez on a fair minimum wage “The S&D Group’s support to Ursula von der Leyen was conditional on implementing a

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Markets in Financial Instruments Directive: We don’t want a ‘quick fix’ that tries to exploit the Covid-19 crisis to deregulate financial markets

In a vote in the committee on economic affairs, the S&D Group abstained on the so-called Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) quick fix

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Put the money where it matters! S&Ds reiterate support for InvestEU programme and its beneficiaries

Socialists and Democrats reiterated their support for European programmes that create quality, non-discriminatory jobs, in line with the Green Deal

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García Pérez/Jongerius: “Proposal for fair minimum wages is a big achievement for people in Europe! Especially in the Covid-19 crisis, we have to fight for decent jobs!”

Led by EU Commissioner for Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit, the EU Commission presented today its long-awaited proposal for a Directive on fair minimum

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S&D Group: Even in times of crisis, there is no room for trade-offs when it comes to democracy and the rule of law

National responses to the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a series of state of emergencies being declared and restrictive measures adopted in almost all

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A sustainable single market should have consumers and the Green Deal at its core, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats spearheaded the way to the implementation of progressive, citizen-orientated consumer legislation in Europe. Despite

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The new Common Agricultural Policy will be greener with a red heart, thanks to the S&Ds

A green Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) with a red heart. This is what the Socialists and Democrats have strongly been fighting for. After very long

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S&Ds: Farmers need support to move towards greener, healthier food production

We have moved away from the initial business-as-usual proposal from the Commission to a much more progressive and effective text that helps farmers to

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S&D Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Quote of the week by Iratxe García, S&D Group President: “I am speechless. In today’s Poland, an EU member state in the XXI century, the lives and