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special committee on organised crime, corruption and money laundering

European Commission and governments must step up fight against organised crime

The European Socialists and Democrats today in Strasbourg backed a breakthrough set of proposals to step up the fight against mafias and corruption, as the European Parliament's special committee...
EU budget crisis threatens Europe’s interests” say S&D Euro MPs

Swoboda on EU budget vote postponement: "We will not vote on a ridiculous proposal"

The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament today withdrew the scheduled vote on the multi-annual financial framework (MFF) – the European Union's long-term budget for 2014-2020 – from...
EU budget crisis threatens Europe’s interests” say S&D Euro MPs

Budget 2014-2020: The Council shows no responsibility

S&D Group president Hannes Swoboda today urged EU governments to work on a fair and socially acceptable solution to unblock the ongoing negotiations on the EU budget for 2014-2020. S&D Group...
Organised crime scene

S&D proposals get through in Parliament Committee's final report on mafia and corruption

After a year of intense work and field visits, a European Parliament special committee delivered a far-reaching final report today in Brussels endorsing several S&D proposals to tackle organised...
Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)

"A true banking union is vital to protect taxpayers and depositors"

"A true banking union is vital to protect taxpayers and depositors" The European Parliament today in Strasbourg gave its formal green light to transfer the power to supervise the eurozone's banks to...
Euro banknotes

"No reason to delay the FTT" say S&D Euro MPs

S&D Euro MPs today urged EU countries to stick to the plan to introduce a financial transaction tax (FTT), despite legal objections. S&D Group leader Hannes Swoboda and European Parliament's...