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S&Ds score victory on new rules to prevent another Dieselgate scandal

This morning, negotiators from the European Parliament, Commission and Council reached a political agreement on the first new EU law to prevent

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S&Ds ensure strong energy targets for member states and the inclusion of energy poverty in the EU strategy

The all-party parliamentary committees on climate and energy today voted on an important report on EU energy governance, aimed at ensuring that the EU

07 Dec 2017
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Joint S&D Employment Committee/Digital Europe Working Group Workshop: Work 4.0 – Challenges to working conditions and social security in the digital age

Joint S&D Employment Committee/Digital Europe Working Group Workshop: Work 4.0 – Challenges to working conditions and social security in the digital

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Energy efficiency is the key to a new European economic and social model, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats today successfully pushed for a 40% energy efficiency target by 2030 during a vote in the parliamentary committee on energy

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Using phosphates in frozen meat misleads consumers and endangers their health, say S&Ds

Today phosphate is being used to increase the weight of meat, due to its water-binding properties, mainly in frozen vertical meat spits, such as doner

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S&Ds lead the European Parliament’s call for a 35% share of renewable energy by 2030

Following lengthy negotiations, the S&D Group in the European Parliament secured cross-party support for a binding target of 35% share of energy

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Traceability of tobacco will contribute to health and undermine smuggling, say S&Ds

Today Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament voted to urgently introduce an independent traceability system for tobacco products. Some

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No more Made in EU cyber surveillance tools for dictators, say S&Ds

The trade committee of the European Parliament voted today on proposals to tighten the control system for the export of dual-use items, goods and

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S&Ds welcome new seat and secured financing for the European Youth Orchestra

The future of the European Youth Orchestra (EUYO) has been secured. It is currently based in the UK and it depends on annual financial requests

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S&Ds welcome end of geo-blocking of online goods or services

The S&D Group has welcomed the agreement reached yesterday between the Parliament, Commission and Council on new rules that would prevent geo-blocking