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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...
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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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Ryanair cannot solve its crisis at the expense of passengers and workers, says Ismail Ertug

More than 700,000 passengers have been affected by the cancellation of 20,000 flights by Irish airline Ryanair. Most of the passengers are not entitled to compensation under the existing Passenger...
MEPs and national governments agree on WiFi4EU – helping to bring free Wi-Fi to all Europeans, digitalunion, #DigitalUnion, Carlos Zorrinho,

Parliament backs WiFi4EU - bringing high-quality internet to public spaces across the EU

The European Parliament today backed a scheme to bring WiFi connectivity to public spaces such as parks, squares and public buildings across Europe. The agreement, dubbed WiFi4EU, will bring high-...
EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper, Lucy Anderson, MEP, Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy, Biljana Borzan, S&D MEP,

EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper

Today in the transport committee, the EPP voted down proposals put forward by the Socialists and Democrats that would have eliminated a number of obstacles to cross-border parcel deliveries. Every...
S&Ds say no to any further liberalisation of the transport market as EU Commission presents Mobility Package, letter-box companies, Ismail Ertug MEP, European Road Toll System, Eurovignette, Jutta Steinruck, workers directive,

S&Ds urge Commission to tackle social dumping in transport sector

The European Parliament today adopted its position on road transport ahead of the Commission’s forthcoming proposals for the Mobility Package on the 31 May. The Socialists and Democrats had led the...

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