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Employment Guidelines: against EPP resistance, S&Ds introduce progressive policies to ensure fair recovery

To respond adequately to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament managed to include progressive policy

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Together with SPD leader Norbert Walter-Borjans, S&Ds pledge to push for a fair recovery for all during German EU-Presidency

Today, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament held a virtual exchange of views with German SPD party leader Norbert Walter-Borjans to

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The EU must help in making our education systems a social elevator for all, say S&Ds

The S&D Group today set out 16 proposals in a position paper to improve the quality of our education systems making them more inclusive for the


S&D position paper on European Education Area: our reality for 2025

European Education Area: Our reality by 2025 In line with article 14 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, education is a

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S&Ds: Passenger rights must come before industry interests in collective redress

The S&D Group is today criticising member states for putting industry interests before consumer rights as the Council threatens to block an agreement

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S&Ds: The new Serbian parliament is a mockery of democracy, this has impact on the enlargement process

Following the parliamentary elections in Serbia, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament calls upon EU member states to not open

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Quote of the week by Iratxe Garcia, S&D Group leader, on the recovery fund “We’ve seen some progress in last week’s European Council but leaders need


World Refugee day 20 June - No more talk - time to act

There has been too much talking. Now it’s time to act. Millions of refugees have fled their home due to conflict, violence and suffering. Supporting

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CRR Quick Fix: new rules push banks to pump money into real economy

The European Parliament approved an S&D report temporarily amending the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) to respond to the economic impact of the

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Unprecedented unity in Plenary today as S&Ds lead the way to an ambitious, social and climate friendly budget

In a crucial vote in Plenary today, Socialists and Democrats will lead a majority of 5 political groups in pushing for the 2021 budget to be fit