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S&Ds secure new anti-dumping rules to protect European industries and workers

The European Parliament will today vote on a new anti-dumping methodology. Under the leadership of the Socialists and Democrats, Parliament succeeded at an early stage in preventing the Commission...
Set-back in the fight against climate change as EPP crushes ambitious reform of Emission Trading System

S&Ds welcome final deal on the reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS)

After lengthy negotiations, representatives of the European Parliament, the Commission and the EU Council yesterday evening finally reached an agreement to reform the EU Emissions Trading System. The...
S&Ds call for a strong Energy Union that can provide affordable energy for all

S&Ds want more ambitious legislation to promote the use of renewables in transport

"Today the Transport committee in the European Parliament rejected a lukewarm proposal on use of energy from renewable sources. The S&D Group could not support the opinion on the Industry and...
S&D Group - Digital Europe Working Group - Robotics.

The left needs to shape the robot revolution

S&D Group MEPs met with experts from academia, industry and civil society to discuss the effects of the robot revolution on Europe. The conference followed the adoption of the European Parliament...
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S&Ds regret Commission's lack of ambition on the Mobility Package

The second set of proposals for the Mobility Package presented today by the European Commission lacks ambition regarding CO 2 targets for cars and vans, according to the Socialists and Democrats in...
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E-Privacy: A victory for citizens’ interests over lobbying efforts of big business

The European Parliament in Strasbourg today voted in favour of starting negotiations with the Council and Commission over new rules to give citizens control over how their confidential information...
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S&Ds win a big parliamentary victory to phase out glyphosate

Led by the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament today passed a resolution refusing the 10-year glyphosate licence renewal proposed by the European Commission. Instead, the European...
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S&Ds make public health the priority and want the EU to phase out glyphosate

The Socialists and Democrats in the environment and health committee in the European Parliament today voted on a resolution to phase out glyphosate within three years. This substance is the most...

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