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Parliament will only back deal on future relationship with UK that guarantees EU rules and standards

The leaders of the main pro-EU groups in the European Parliament today approved the Parliament’s position on the future relationship between the EU and the UK. S&D Group spokesperson for Brexit,...
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Pittella resigns S&D Group leadership. New president to be elected on 20 March. Grazie Gianni.

Following his successful election to the Italian Senate, Gianni Pittella announced today at a meeting of all S&D Group MEPs his resignation from the Group presidency. Possible candidates have...
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Polish government must face consequences if it refuses to respect basic democratic principles

The European Parliament will tomorrow back a resolution criticising the actions of the Polish government that threaten the rule of law in the country. The resolution reaffirms Parliament's support...
Udo Bullmann: We need full investigation into murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová,

Udo Bullmann: We need full investigation into murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová

Following the horrific murder of the journalist Ján Kuciak and his partner Martina Kušnírová in Slovakia this week, the S&D Group is calling for a full independent investigation into the deaths...
Europe Together event in Bruges 22 Feb 2018

S&Ds will go to Bruges on 22 February to debate with civil society about participation in the next EU elections

The Socialists and Democrats are committed to a strong democratic European Union with transnational lists for candidates to the European Parliament and an open process to select the president of the...
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The Spitzenkandidat process must go on, say Socialists and Democrats to EU leaders

The Socialists and Democrats want a more democratic Europe. They call on EU leaders to keep the so-called Spitzenkandidat system for the 2019 European elections, which gives EU citizens a say on the...