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S&Ds win a big parliamentary victory to phase out glyphosate

Led by the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament today passed a resolution refusing the 10-year glyphosate licence renewal proposed by the European Commission. Instead, the European...
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European Parliament backs EU-wide protection for whistleblowers

The European Parliament today backed a proposal to create a horizontal framework for EU-wide protections for whistleblowers who expose misconduct. Speaking after the vote, S&D MEP and author of...
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S&Ds: Updated rules on fertilizers are a step towards circular economy

Today the European Parliament voted on a report to update rules on fertilizer products. In line with our commitment to bring about a circular economy through ambitious policy proposals, the...
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Arbitrary rule of not spending over 1% of GDP on EU budget must be scrapped

S&D MEPs today called for the rule of not spending more than 1% of European GDP on the EU budget to be scrapped. The call came ahead of a vote on a resolution on the future financing of the EU in...
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S&Ds want more ambitious legislation to promote the use of renewables

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are determined to achieve the goals already set to cut emissions in the Union by at least 40% below the 1990 levels by 2030, in order to stay...

S&Ds encourage and support Palestinian unity

Following a meeting today with Dr Nabil Shaath, chief foreign-policy adviser to the Palestinian president, leading S&D Group MEPs expressed support for Palestinian unity in the hope of achieving...