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S&Ds remain firmly committed to Ukraine’s territorial integrity

The European Parliament will debate tonight the current situation in Crimea. Five years after Russia’s illegal annexation of the peninsula in 2014,

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National governments must stop blocking proposals to allow EU citizens to bring lawsuits collectively against large companies

The European Parliament today approved proposals that would allow EU consumers to bring lawsuits collectively against large companies, a process known

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Final EU tax report voted: How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

Following leadership from the Socialists and Democrats, the most ambitious report from the European Parliament so far on how to tackle tax evasion,

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European Parliament backs new laws to ensure EU consumers have same protections online and offline

The European Parliament today adopted a new digital contract law by revising the Consumer Sales Directive and approving a brand new Directive on the

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S&Ds push for sustainability and for affordable prices in the reform of the EU electricity market

Today, the European Parliament backed the final agreement with the EU Council on the reform of the internal electricity market. Socialists and

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The EU Parliament backs Marita Ulvskog’s proposal to end the seasonal time change by 2021

he European Parliament has taken up the demand signed by four million Europeans to stop changing the clock one hour ahead or one hour back every six

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S&Ds request to quickly approve European market infrastructure regulation (EMIR)

S&Ds condemn the lack of ambition of member states to reinforce the regulatory framework on Central Counterparties. On the 20th of March, the

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Socialists and Democrats want companies to pay a fair minimum effective tax rate of 18%

It is time for Europe to move towards a fairer tax system. While workers in OECD countries pay more than 25% of their wages in tax, multinationals

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S&Ds on Brexit: EU shows leadership where May has failed. She must work with Labour or go back to the people

Following the decision last night of EU leaders to delay Brexit until 12 April, or 22 May if a withdrawal agreement is approved, S&D Group leader Udo

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S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's plenary session in Strasbourg - 25 to 28 March 2019

Brexit and the European Council Wednesday 27 March Udo Bullmann udo.bullmann@europarl.europa.eu +33(0) 388 1 75342 “The European Council has shown