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Man spraying Glyphosate herbicide on fields

S&Ds make public health the priority and want the EU to phase out glyphosate

The Socialists and Democrats in the environment and health committee in the European Parliament today voted on a resolution to phase out glyphosate within three years. This substance is the most...
Refugee boy in tent

Pittella: Parliament backs radical asylum reform, finally removing first country of entry principle

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee today backed a fundamental change to the EU’s asylum rules. Under the current system, in most cases, the asylum seeker...
Panama papers written over grey island

Panama Papers investigation shows maladministration and breach of EU law, say S&D MEPs

An end to the unanimity rule on tax decisions at EU level, a shift from secrecy to transparency, the establishment of an EU scrutiny mechanism on newly introduced harmful tax measures, a ban on...
Equal pay

Posting of workers: S&Ds to make equal pay for equal work at the same place a reality

The Socialists and Democrats succeeded in anchoring the principle of equal pay for equal work at the same place in the revision of rules on the posting of workers voted in the European Parliament’s...
The eurozone needs more user-friendly rules to be more efficient

The European Parliament must be fully involved in reform of the Eurozone, say S&Ds

“The European Parliament must be fully involved in the forthcoming discussions on Eurozone governance”, warned leading S&D Group MEPs. S&D Group vice-president responsible for economic and...