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S&Ds on glyphosate: tractor spraying in a field

Commission has to clarify the Monsanto papers before the reauthorisation of glyphosate

For months, Socialists and Democrats have been demanding transparency from the European Commission and its agencies on the management of the glyphosate files. This substance, developed by the...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D Group president: Gianni Pittella on the situation in Catalonia "To Rajoy and the Catalan authoritiies, I say invest every effort in dialogue. You can be Catalan, Spanish...
European Public Prosecutors Office EPPO words

EU Public Prosecutor a big step forward in fight against fraud but all member states should sign up

The European Parliament today backed the creation of a European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO). The new office will have the power to investigate, prosecute and bring to trial criminal offences...
European Court of Auditors' Annual Report on the EU budget for 2013

Auditors’ report: After 23 years we see a significant improvement in how EU money is spent

S&D MEPs today welcomed the European Court of Auditors (ECA) annual report for 2016, which showed a significant improvement in how EU money is spent. Inés Ayala Sender MEP, S&D Group...
COP 23 Bonn Nov 2017

Everyone should live up to the Paris climate agreement, say leading S&Ds

Today the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the full implementation of the agreement reached in Paris, ahead of the next UN climate summit. The Conference of the Parties (COP23)...
the words Tax Fraud

It is high time to have a permanent fraud-free VAT system in Europe, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today welcome the European Commission’s plan to reform the VAT taxation system in order to eradicate the €50 billion lost every year in cross-border fraud. They also praise the...
Tractor spraying field with pesticides

S&Ds push for ban on endocrine-disrupting pesticides

Today the S&D Group won an important battle for European citizens’ health, despite opposition from conservative MEPs in the European Parliament and strong lobbying from pesticide multinationals...
ryan air planes

Ryanair cannot solve its crisis at the expense of passengers and workers, says Ismail Ertug

More than 700,000 passengers have been affected by the cancellation of 20,000 flights by Irish airline Ryanair. Most of the passengers are not entitled to compensation under the existing Passenger...