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S&Ds: geographical imbalance in the EIB investments policy and its incapacity to implement microcredits in third countries is unacceptable

With the approval of the today resolution on ‘the Annual Report 2017 control of the financial activities of the European Investment Bank (EIB)’ , the

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S&Ds: The EU is not a business club. No government can violate our common values without suffering the consequences

Today, with the approval of the ´Protection of the Union´s budget in case of generalised deficiencies as regards the rule of law in the Member States´

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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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  • European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI)
  • Eider Gardiazabal MEP
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S&Ds: We outweighed Council resistance for a progressive and concrete Budget 2019

Following today’s approval in the plenary session in Strasbourg, a progressive Budget 2019 of the European Union is now a reality. After tough

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S&Ds: By refusing to modify its budget plan, the Italian government destroys its credibility and mutual trust in the EU

Following the decision by the Italian government not to change its budgetary targets, despite the possibility of EU sanctions, the vice-president of

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  • Mercedes Bresso
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S&Ds: the EU Parliament adopted a pro-European budget 2019. The Council must demonstrate its commitment to live up to EU citizens’ expectations

Following today’s vote in Plenary, which confirmed the adoption of the Parliament position on General Budget 2019, the Conciliation phase will now

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The populist government sells out Italian’s future for cheap electoral gains and jeopardise the needed review on the Stability and Growth Pact

S&D Euro MPs are calling on the Italian authorities to engage in constructive dialogue with the EU in order to present a budget for 2019 aiming at

  • Mercedes Bresso
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S&Ds: the European Parliament voted for the Budget 2019 and to overturn the Council’s selfishness and buck-passing attitude

Following the vote today in plenary and the adoption of the European Parliament negotiation position on the Budget 2019, general rapporteur and S&D

  • Daniele Viotti
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S&Ds welcome agreement on Greece and call for the EMU to become an engine for growth and sustainable development

During a debate in the European Parliament on the conclusion of the third economic adjustment programme for Greece, S&D MEPs called for an ambitious

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  • Pervenche Berès MEP
  • European Deposit Insurance Scheme (EDIS)
  • Banking Union
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R&I: the S&D Group expects at least €120 billion for Horizon Europe budget

Research and Innovation are crucial to ensure a smooth transition to a sustainable social and economic model. This is why today the Socialists and

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  • MEP Dan Nica