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The EU General Court confirms our criticism on the permissibility of harmful diesel emissions in the EU

Today Socialists and Democrats welcomed the ruling of the General Court according to which the European Commission exceeded its powers by allowing

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The Commission's follow-up report on Dieselgate shows lack of action by member states, say S&Ds

In its recommendations of 4 April 2017 following the Dieselgate inquiry, the Parliament called on the European Commission to submit by October 2018 “a

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The Parliament wants a 40% reduction of cars’ CO2 emissions by 2030

Today the plenary of the European Parliament backed an ambitious report drafted by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli calling for a 40% cut of cars’ and vans’ CO2

  • Miriam Dalli MEP
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EU member states must ensure that no citizen is excluded from voting

Following petitions signed by thousands of Europeans, the S&D Group is calling on the European Council and Commission to do more to ensure that EU

  • Jude Kirton-Darling
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S&Ds demand national binding targets on alternative fuels infrastructure

Socialists and Democrats are committed to phasing out fossil fuels and to transforming the European transport landscape in order to make it

  • climate
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Reform of European Citizens’ Initiative will make it easier for people to change direction of EU policy

The European Parliament today voted on the reform of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). The European Citizens' Initiative is a unique and

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Accidental Americans: EU must stand up to US over double taxation of EU citizens

S&D MEPs today called for the European Commission to act to protect EU citizens affected by the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The US

  • Virginie Rozière MEP
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The true cost of a Big Mac - S&Ds urge Commission to crack down on abusive zero-hour contracts

Following a series of petitions sent to the European Parliament signed by more than 31,000 people, the S&D Group has urged the Commission to crack

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  • MEP Jude Kirton-Darling
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Cities will be able to properly enforce their air quality policies at EU level, say S&Ds

More and more cities in Europe are trying to impose restrictions on highly contaminating vehicles. However, it is difficult to enforce these measures

  • Olga Sehnalová MEP
  • climate
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S&Ds want to replace the Eurovignette with a fairer system to charge road users

The high impact of road transport on the environment as well as the degradation of road infrastructure have a cost for society, but not everyone

  • Ismail Ertug MEP