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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...
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...
By strengthening the individual parts of the EU, cohesion policy strengthens the project as a whole, S&D MEPs, isabelle thomas, cohesion policy as the main investment instrument in the EU, Constanze Krehl

S&Ds: “cutting funding from cohesion policy means losing jobs – we must not allow it”

Ahead of the European Parliament's debates on the issue, the Socialists and Democrats presented and adopted their post-2020 Cohesion Policy programme yesterday, putting the emphasis on the creation...