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The European Tax Gap

The European Tax Gap. A decade after the collapse of 2008 the European Union is only slowly getting back to economic recovery. Across the member

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We have to gear up in the fight against tax crime, says Udo Bullmann as new S&D study reveals €825 billion tax gap

A study commissioned by the S&D Group reveals that tax evasion deprives European taxpayers of €825 billion every year. While this represents a slight

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Fair Tax Report

Fair Tax Report. €825 000 000 000. This is the minimum amount missing from European public coffers every year. It is very likely that this tax gap

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S&Ds welcome reinforcement of Franco-German cooperation

On the occasion of the signing of a new treaty between France and Germany today in Aachen, S&D group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The Élysée Treaty has

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S&Ds lead fight against water scarcity and better management of urban waste water

Water scarcity affects at least 11% of the European population and 17% of EU territory. Since 1980 Europe has experienced more and more droughts,

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S&Ds: We need more checks and balances on work of the European Commission

The European Parliament constitutional affairs committee today voted on a report calling for more checks and balances on the work of the European

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New deal for consumers: S&Ds ensure better protection in the digital world

Today Socialists and Democrats in the internal market committee backed measures to reinforce existing consumer rights in the European Union and

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May offers no way out of Brexit deadlock - time to put it back to the people

S&D MEPs are disappointed by the latest proposals put forward by UK Prime Minister Theresa May that fail to break the deadlock on the UK’s withdrawal

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S&D Group dismayed on alleged US decision to downgrade the diplomatic status of the EU delegation

Following reports that the US has downgraded the diplomatic status of the EU embassy, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann said: “We are appalled by the

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Our plenary week in action 14 - 17 January

Check this week's discussions in Strasbourg: Brexit, pesticides, 20th Euro anniversary, Child Guarantee, EU budget sanctions if European values not