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S&Ds want to replace the Eurovignette with a fairer system to charge road users

The high impact of road transport on the environment as well as the degradation of road infrastructure have a cost for society, but not everyone should pay for it, only those responsible. In fact,...
MFF revision: 1.2 billion to tackle youth unemployment but more ambition needed, S&D vice-president Isabelle Thomas, Eider Gardiazábal Rubial, #TaxJustice,

S&Ds: Commission is playing a shell game with EU budget figures: the harsh reality behind the fake narrative

Following the presentation to the press this morning in Bruxelles of the real figures - elaborated by the European Parliament service - behind the fake narrative on the EU budget spread by the...
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Udo Bullmann presses thumbs-down button on Zuckerberg-meeting in the European Parliament

Following the meeting of representatives of the European Parliament with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “This was only the start of what needs to be a thorough...
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook words behind him

Transparency battle won: S&Ds successful in push for webstreaming of meeting with Mark Zuckerberg

Following the announcement that the meeting of Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg with representatives of the European Parliament will be webstreamed, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “Thanks to our...
President Maduro wins Venezuelan elections 20 May 2018

Elections have not solved the crisis in Venezuela, says S&D MEP Ramón Jáuregui

Following the presidential elections held yesterday in Venezuela, S&D MEP Ramón Jáuregui, who co-chairs the EU-Latin America Parliamentary Assembly (Eurolat), said: “Unfortunately, the elections...
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S&Ds call for the release of Jafar Farah, and the peaceful protesters arrested in Haifa

The S&D Group calls for the release of Jafar Farah, director of the Mossawa Center, the leading advocacy organisation of Arab citizens in Israel, and of all peaceful demonstrators. 21 people have...
Decease of Nicole Fontaine, a great European has left us

Decease of Nicole Fontaine, a great European has left us

Following Nicole Fontaine’s decease, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann stated: “Nicole Fontaine was a true European. She chaired our Assembly with passion, enthusiasm and determination. She shall...
Mark Zuckerberg data protection facebook scandal

S&D president calls for webstream of meeting with Facebook-CEO Zuckerberg

Following the decision of the conservative and far-right forces in the parliament to question Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg behind closed doors, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann has called for the...