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S&Ds: The alarming Thomas Cook bankruptcy shows the need for a European legislation that guarantees workers’ and consumers’ rights

Following the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook, the European Parliament, with the full support of the S&D Group, adopted a joint resolution which calls on

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S&D Euro MPs want further clarifications from Commissioner-designate Sylvie Goulard

Commissioner-designate Sylvie Goulard today has failed to convince the Socialists and Democrats who will ask for further clarifications, following her


What do we owe to social democracy?

What do we owe to social democracy? 150 years ago, Social Democrats tamed the first Industrial Revolution. By putting people first, we have built a

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European Parliament approves measures to protect workers and crackdown on letterbox companies in the EU

The European Parliament today backed new rules governing how companies relocate offices between EU member states. The S&D Group ensured that these new

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S&Ds make Europe’s roads safer

The European Parliament today approved new features to be introduced in new vehicles as of 2022 to further reduce the number of road fatalities. In

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The European Personal Pension Product is a painted wall that was badly constructed: despite a number of improvements in consumer protection, PEPP still lacks a Pan European vision, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today abstained in the final vote on the pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) because the final comprise lacked a true pan

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S&Ds ensure that new gas pipelines will also comply with EU legislation

Today the European Parliament backed a deal reached with the EU Council to improve the existing Natural Gas Directive. Socialists and Democrats

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EU reforms consumer protection rules and improves transparency

S&D negotiator Evelyne Gebhardt fought for more transparency for consumers when they use online platforms, such as Amazon, booking.com or other online

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S&Ds criticise the EU Commission for relinquishing its duties on the ‘Dieselgate’ scandal

It has been almost four years since the Volkswagen emissions scandal broke out, and the European Commission and national governments are still

15 Mar 2019

#EuropeTogether event: We need to be Digital, Successful and Social. How do we get there?

We need to be Digital, Successful and Social. How do we get there? In a constantly changing world we, as Europeans, need to be up to speed with