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We need to bring copyright into the 21st Century, Alessia Mosca, rights of creators and inventors and consumers,

S&D Group ensures fair remuneration for authors and performers in reform of EU copyright laws

The European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs today backed proposals to update the EU’s copyright rules for the digital age. The S&D Group managed to secure significant improvements to the...
Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)

Council must deliver on bank risk sharing, say S&Ds

Following an important vote last night in the economic and monetary affairs committee, S&D Euro MPs called on the Council to advance works to reduce risk in the banking sector and further...
Energy Efficiency in chalk letters, chalk house and energy code colours

S&Ds secure an energy efficiency target of 32.5% by 2030

The European Parliament's negotiators reached a final deal with the EU Council to ensure an ambitious target to increase energy efficiency in the EU. After lengthy negotiations, S&D MEPs secured...
Eurozone and uro sign and euros

S&Ds call on German and French governments to push Eurozone reforms in Council

Following the French-German meeting in Meseberg, Udo Bullmann, President of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, said: "We are glad to see that a reinforcement of the Economic and...

Salvini’s comments on cataloguing Roma people a reminder of darkest days of European history

S&D MEPs have strongly criticised comments from Italian Interior minister Matteo Salvini following his proposal for ethnic registration of Roma people in Italy. S&D Group Spokesperson on Roma...

S&Ds back the first step to build a European Defence Fund

Today the industry committee in the European Parliament backed the final compromise reached with the EU Council on the European Defence Industry Development Programme (EDIDP). It is a watershed pilot...
work life balance

Council must move ahead to secure the rights of parents and carers across the EU without further delay, say S&Ds

In an open letter , ahead of the Employment and Social Affairs Council meeting of 21 June, S&D Euro MPs are calling on EU ministers to unblock the negotiations on the Work-Life Balance Directive...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D Group president, Udo Bullmann “What happened this week off the coast of Italy is a symbol of what is going wrong in Europe. It's about more than just the asylum system,...