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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

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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

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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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People who provide humanitarian assistance to refugees should be celebrated not prosecuted

The S&D Group today renewed its call for EU legislation to be changed to ensure that those providing humanitarian assistance to refugees are not

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Pittella a primus inter pares president - My vision for an inclusive and efficient European Parliament

Brexit, the migration humanitarian emergency, the threat of terrorism, armed conflicts at our doorsteps and the long lasting economic crisis have

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European Parliament to investigate working conditions at McDonald’s restaurants

Today the European Parliament’s committee on petitions decided to move forward to investigate working conditions in McDonald’s restaurants across EU

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Your Right to petition the European Parliament

Did you know that, as a European citizen or resident, you can submit petitions to the European Parliament when you face issues related to EU laws?

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"Frontex must take action to ensure refugees' fundamental rights complaints are heard", say S&D MEPs

The S&D Group today backed a report that ensures that the EU's border management agency FRONTEX provide a mechanism for refugees to bring human rights

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Pittella: "Mr Juncker, the real work starts today - we will be your critical social conscience!"

Following the vote for the new EU Commission led by Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker today in the EP plenary in Strasbourg, S&D Group