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Rich Poor socio-economic inequalities - money on weighing scales

S&Ds urge Commission to take decisive actions to fight growing inequalities in Europe

At a debate on socio-economic inequalities, put on the European Parliament’s agenda by the Socialists and Democrats, acting S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann called on the EU Commission to take rapid...
African girl and words end female genital mutilation

Zero tolerance for female genital mutilation, say S&Ds

Speaking ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February, on which the European Parliament has tabled an oral question to the European Commission requesting...
Dieselgate - blue car and smoke

Dieselgate: One in four cars still on our roads two years on; member states must act

In its answer to a parliamentary question from S&D Group vice-president responsible for sustainable development, Kathleen Van Brempt, the European Commission has confirmed that two years after...
China imports in containers - anti-dumping

We want to protect European jobs and industries against dumped imports, say S&Ds

The European Parliament’s international trade committee today adopted a deal struck between Euro MPs and EU ministers in December of last year on combatting unfair cheap imports. Under the informal...
Youth sitting under employment hashtag

The Youth Guarantee is a success story; we now must scale it up, say S&Ds

The European Parliament will today vote on a report assessing the impact of the Youth Employment Initiative in the member states and giving recommendations on how to improve it for the future. The...
People different professions crossing the raod

Quality professional services are crucial for preserving the European economic and social model, say S&Ds

Today the European Parliament is set to approve an S&D report on professional qualifications. Regulated professions represent one fifth of the labour force in the EU and cover many crucial...
Hand over  words stop human trafficking

Stronger EU action is needed to eradicate trafficking in human beings, say S&Ds to the Commission

At the request of S&D Euro MPs, the European Commission will later today have to answer on their actions to fight against trafficking in human beings. According to Commission figures, 76% of...