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EU budget 2017: Every means possible needed to tackle refugee crisis

The European Commission presented its draft of the EU budget for 2017 today in the European Parliament. The S&D Group has welcomed the Commission’s proposal to use all means possible in 2017 to...
Deltour and Halet sentences are a disgrace. Whistle-blowers must get greater protection,  Berès, Simon, Regner, #Taxjustice, Taxjustice,

Deltour and Halet sentences are a disgrace. Whistle-blowers must get greater protection

The S&D Group has expressed its solidarity with Antoine Deltour and Raphael Halet after both were sentenced for their role in exposing the shady tax deals negotiated between the government of...

Comprehensive action plan for sustainable solution on migration adopted, say S&Ds

Following the conclusions adopted by the European Council on migration, the S&D Group in the European Parliament welcomes the proposal to manage migration while promoting development and human...

Pittella: EU cannot remain hostage of Cameron’s caprice. We must define new relationship with UK as soon as possible

Following the adoption of a resolution on the outcome of the British referendum by the overwhelming majority of the EU Parliament, the S&D Group leader, Gianni Pittella, stated: “The EU must...
Gianni Pittella: "PSOE is the reference point for the left in Spain"

Gianni Pittella: "PSOE is the reference point for the left in Spain"

Commenting on the outcome of yesterday's national elections in Spain, in which the Spanish socialists PSOE obtained 22.66% – 85 seats – and remained the second largest political group, S&D Group...
Gianni Pittella: A sad day for Europe but not the end of Europe, Great Britain, #Brexit,

Gianni Pittella: A sad day for Europe but not the end of Europe

Following the result of the UK referendum, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: “This is a sad day for Europe but it is not the funeral of Europe. We wanted Great Britain to stay in Europe...
of president of Israel Reuven Rivlin and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas to the European Parliament

There is never a wrong time for peace, says S&D Group

Following the speeches of president of Israel Reuven Rivlin and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas to the European Parliament today and yesterday, the S&D Group reiterated its call for peace...

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