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The eurozone needs a real budget, not a token effort, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today expressed their disappointment with the Commission’s proposals on a budget for the eurozone. S&D Group spokesperson on economic and...

Commission proposal on the next EU budget lacks courage and strategy. EU citizens’ expectations are not met, says S&D Group

After the European Parliament adopted, by an overwhelming majority, the report on the 2021-2027 Multiannual Financial Framework and own resources, the S&D Group has expressed its disappointment...
MFF revision: 1.2 billion to tackle youth unemployment but more ambition needed, S&D vice-president Isabelle Thomas, Eider Gardiazábal Rubial, #TaxJustice,

S&Ds: Commission is playing a shell game with EU budget figures: the harsh reality behind the fake narrative

Following the presentation to the press this morning in Bruxelles of the real figures - elaborated by the European Parliament service - behind the fake narrative on the EU budget spread by the...
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EU must have control over supervision of euro clearing houses, say S&Ds

Today, S&D Euro MPs in the economic and monetary affairs committee backed proposals to strengthen the European supervision of central counterparty clearing houses on the financial markets. S&...
S&D Euro MPs shocked at 'not guilty' plea from Apple, Google, IKEA and McDonald's on their tax practicess

S&Ds – We're not loving it! Revelation of McDonald's tax practices show need for real EU action

Following a report by a coalition of trade unions on McDonald's tax practices, leading members of the S&D Group have renewed their call for urgent reform of how multinational companies report and...
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S&Ds: The fight against customs fraud is the first crucial battle to guarantee funds for the EU budget

The protection of EU financial interests (PIF) is essential to guarantee the good management of public money and serve the interests of EU citizens. In this year’s report drafted by Gilles Pargneaux...
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S&Ds disappointed with the EU Commission’s proposal on MFF; this is not enough to face current and new challenges

Following today’s presentation of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) by the European Commission, the S&D Group expressed its concerns for a MFF proposal that marks some very timid steps...
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S&Ds slam Merkel’s proposal for 'Jumbo Council' with finance and economy ministers as dead-end for Eurozone

Reacting to a proposal made by Chancellor Angela Merkel in a speech to her CDU /CSU parliamentary group on Tuesday to convene a Jumbo Council meeting between finance and economy ministers S&D...