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S&Ds: It’s time for the Council to finally adopt the Women on Boards Directive, we need more women in economic decision-making

During today’s plenary, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament will call on the member states to finally adopt the so called

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We have to gear up in the fight against tax crime, says Udo Bullmann as new S&D study reveals €825 billion tax gap

A study commissioned by the S&D Group reveals that tax evasion deprives European taxpayers of €825 billion every year. While this represents a slight

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S&Ds welcome Commission’s proposal to end veto on taxation and announce up-coming new study on tax gap

Reacting to a Commission proposal to extend majority voting to all EU tax policies by the end of 2020, which is expected to be presented by EU

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After populist propaganda and costly confrontations, Italian government is forced to revert to EU rule-based banking and budget flexibility to partially remedy self-inflicted harm

Following the decision by the Italian government to prop up the troubled lender Banca Carige by giving it access to state-backed guarantees for new

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S&Ds criticize lack of progress on Eurozone reforms

Following the conclusions of the Euro-Summit on the reform of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), S&D group president Udo Bullmann states: "While

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Plenary backs ambitious S&D proposal to tax more tech giants

Today the Socialists and Democrats led a broad coalition in the plenary to include digital provider companies such as Netflix or iTunes (Apple) in the

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The European financial system must throw its weight behind the fight against climate change, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats led today a vote in the economic and monetary affairs committee to facilitate private investment in low-carbon

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InvestEU Programme must be a guarantee for job creation, growth and innovation, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats led today a vote in the economic and monetary affairs committee to establish the InvestEU Programme - a single structure

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Kick-start for a better Europe: Socialists and Democrats endorse Frans Timmermans as Common Candidate, in Lisbon

Socialists and Democrats from all over Europe have gathered at the PES-Congress in Lisbon to discuss key issues ahead of the 2019 European elections

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S&Ds lead a new vote to reduce risks in the EU banking sector on non-performing loans

The Socialists and Democrats led today a vote in the economic and monetary affairs committee to tackle non-performing loans (NPLs) and thereby made a