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EU Public Prosecutor a big step forward in fight against fraud but all member states should sign up

The European Parliament today backed the creation of a European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO). The new office will have the power to investigate, prosecute and bring to trial criminal offences...
European Court of Auditors' Annual Report on the EU budget for 2013

Auditors’ report: After 23 years we see a significant improvement in how EU money is spent

S&D MEPs today welcomed the European Court of Auditors (ECA) annual report for 2016, which showed a significant improvement in how EU money is spent. Inés Ayala Sender MEP, S&D Group...
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It is high time to have a permanent fraud-free VAT system in Europe, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today welcome the European Commission’s plan to reform the VAT taxation system in order to eradicate the €50 billion lost every year in cross-border fraud. They also praise the...
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European Commission must act now to protect whistle-blowers in Europe

The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee today voted in favour of a report calling for horizontal EU-wide legislation to protect whistle-blowers in Europe. Speaking after the vote, S&D...
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S&Ds back proposals to strengthen the supervision of financial markets

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the European Commission’s plan to reform the micro-prudential supervisory architecture of the financial market players. The...
S&D Group secures €500 million to tackle youth unemployment, Jens Geier, Eider Gardiazábal Rubial, the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI), schoolofdemocracy, #SocialRights,

S&D Group secures €500 million to tackle youth unemployment

The European Parliament today backed an S&D Group initiative to make an extra €500 million available to tackle youth unemployment across Europe. The money comes as part of an amendment to the EU’...