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S&Ds outraged at the decision on new pollution limits for diesel cars, S&D Group vice-president responsible for sustainable development, Kathleen van Brempt, VW scandal, S&D Group spokesperson responsible for sustainable development, Matthias Groote, Real

S&Ds outraged at the decision on new pollution limits for diesel cars

S&D Euro MPs are outraged at the decision taken by EU governments to increase the limits of emissions from diesel cars. Member states governments representatives today decided on new limits for...
Volkswagen scandal should be a turning point for EU car emissions, say S&D, Kathleen Van Brempt, Nitrogen Oxide (NOx), Pollution, Pollutants, health damage, independent EU-Type Approval Authority, Real Driving Emissions (RDE) test, electrification of the

Volkswagen scandal should be a turning point for EU car emissions, say S&D

During a plenary debate on the Volkswagen scandal, Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today demanded the Commission immediately launch a EU-wide investigation to identify defeat...

S&D Euro MPs back the European citizens’ initiative on fair transport in Europe

Today, S&D Euro MPs gave their full support to the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) called “Fair transport Europe” which aims to end social and wage dumping practices in the sector, for...

"EU Members who infringe fundamental rights must be held to account", say S&D MEPs

The S&D Group in the European Parliament welcomed the resolution on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (2013-2014). It includes a mechanism to monitor and measure...
S&Ds welcome new approach to fair use of free roaming, but demand stronger consumer protection, #DigitalUnion, Kathleen Van Brempt, Patrizia Toia, roaming, roam-like-at home,

S&Ds welcome agreement to end roaming charges and guarantee net neutrality

The European Parliament’s negotiators reached a provisional deal with member states on the Telecoms Single Market which sets the date of the end of roaming charges to June 2017 and ensures net...
S&Ds propose new framework for humanitarian visas, EU Visa Code, Tanja Fajon, asylum seekers, asylum, immigration, migration, lampedusa,

S&Ds propose new framework for "humanitarian visas"

The Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament has called for a new system to ensure humanitarian visas are issued faster and within a more transparent framework. The increased use...