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The Spitzenkandidat process must go on, say Socialists and Democrats to EU leaders

The Socialists and Democrats want a more democratic Europe. They call on EU leaders to keep the so-called Spitzenkandidat system for the 2019 European

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Gualtieri to May: Freedom of movement rules must apply during transition period

S&D Group spokesperson for Brexit, Roberto Gualtieri, today met with UK Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss the latest developments on the UK’s

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S&D Group will only support Commission president elected via Spitzenkandidaten process

The S&D Group will only accept a new Commission president who is nominated as a candidate by one of the European political groupings at next year’s

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Pittella: Italian vote is a turning point for the EU. I will run for election

Following last night’s decision by the Partito Democratico, the leader of the S&D Group Gianni Pittella, accepted to run in the upcoming elections in

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S&Ds back a more representative Parliament and pave way for transnational lists of MEPS

The European Parliament’s constitutional affairs committee today backed a report outlining the make-up of the Parliament for the 2019 European

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EU list of priorities for 2018-19 is too weak, S&D wants more for Europeans

The Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament distances itself from the draft of the ‘Joint Declaration on the EU's legislative

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European Union to be leader in transparency as MEPs vote for better lobby control

Despite resistance from the conservatives, the European Parliament today adopted a number of measures to enhance the transparency of the European

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Poland is blatantly violating the EU's fundamental values – this has to stop

Reacting to the adoption yesterday of a contentious judiciary reform in the Polish Sejm, the Socialists and Democrats call on the Polish government to

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Pittella & Rodrigues: Right-wing block crumbles. For the S&Ds, citizens come before big business – our programme for a pro-European, progressive future

Today, a major clash of ideas on the future of Europe emerged in the European Parliament. The S&Ds’ courageous, progressive vision for a strong Europe

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Pittella in Slovenia: We must radicalise our values and finally steer globalisation

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella is in Slovenia today as part of an event organised by the Slovenian Socialists and Democrats on the future of the