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The European Central Bank

"The European Central Bank should do more to stimulate the European economy", says Gianni Pittella

The European Central Bank (ECB) should do more to boost growth as Europe is facing a risk of deflation, stressed S&D Euro MPs during a debate with ECB’s president, Mario Draghi, on 12 December in...
Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)

"A true banking union is vital to protect taxpayers and depositors"

"A true banking union is vital to protect taxpayers and depositors" The European Parliament today in Strasbourg gave its formal green light to transfer the power to supervise the eurozone's banks to...

Deal on new European supervision mechanism for a safer and more democratic banking system

Negotiators from the European Parliament and EU Council struck a political deal today to set up a Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) to oversee European banks. S&D Euro MPs welcomed the agreement...

S&D Euro MPs back first step towards a banking union

S&D Euro MPs today gave the green light to a compromise to set up a single European supervisory authority for the EU's 6,000 banks. The vote took place this morning in the European Parliament's...

S&D Euro MPs ask for more dialogue channels with Argentina

The European Parliament will vote today a resolution that regrets the Argentinean government's decision to expropriate 51% from the European company Repsol-YPF, without exhausting all dialogue...

S&Ds win top posts at the European Parliament and appoints new Group's steering committee

Following the election of former S&D Leader Martin Schulz as President of the European Parliament, Euro MPs also elected S&Ds Gianni Pittella, Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez and Anni Podimata...

European Socialists and Democrats call for extraordinary meeting to address Euro crisis

The European Parliament's main progressive group, the 185-strong Socialists and Democrats, today argued for the EP economic committee to be recalled from summer holiday for an urgent meeting on the...