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lorries, co2 emmissions on motorway

S&Ds vote down attempts to undermine workers' rights in the road transport sector

After a long political battle, today the European Parliament rejected the attempts to further liberalise professional road transport and to weaken existing rights. Led by progressive MEPs, the...

Parliament backs reform to make EU elections more transparent and democratic

Today, the European Parliament with an absolute majority of its component members passed a reform of EU electoral law, strengthening the European dimension of EU elections and rendering them more...
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Udo Bullmann to Polish Prime Minister: stop dismantling democracy in Poland!

Today’s debate in the European Parliament on the future of Europe with the Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, came at a very troubling time for Polish democracy. Just yesterday, a new law...
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S&Ds: high time to stop the violation of the rights of indigenous peoples around the world

Today the European Parliament voted with a huge majority its first ever report devoted to indigenous peoples. Although its population is estimated to be over 370 million people in over 70 countries...
S&Ds: EU must engage proactively to end Venezuelan crisis and seek a solution based on law, Elena Valenciano, Ramón Jáuregui Atondo, Francisco Assis, Maduro government,

S&Ds call on the Venezuelan government to urgently accept a humanitarian aid plan

During a plenary debate in Strasbourg tonight, Socialists and Democrats will urge the EU to continue its financial support to Venezuela, and to increase it if needed. They will also urge the...
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Udo Bullmann to Sebastian Kurz: Don’t let the xenophobes and populists of FPÖ divide our Europe!

Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg today with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on the start of the Austrian EU Presidency, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann, said: “Presiding over the...

Unpaid internships in the European Parliament and elsewhere must be banned, say S&Ds

On the S&Ds initiative, last night the European Parliament’s Bureau adopted principles on the framework reform for internships. Under the new rules, MEPs would be able to offer three types of...
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López Obrador opens a new era of hope to reduce violence and inequalities in Mexico, say S&Ds

López Obrador opens a new era of hope to reduce violence and inequalities in Mexico, say S&Ds Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament congratulate the newly elected president of...