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Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev

S&Ds call for full European Parliament investigation into Azerbaijani Laundromat scandal

Reacting to the new revelations in the Azerbaijani money-laundering and lobbying scandal published by the Guardian, Le Monde and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the...
S&Ds: Hotspots are not the solution to the refugee crisis. Safe routes and relocation are the answer, migrants, asylum, #EuwakeUp, Court of Auditors' special report on hotspots, Caterina Chinnici MEP, Inés Ayala Sender MEP,

S&Ds: Hotspots are not the solution to the refugee crisis. Safe routes and relocation are the answer!

A special report by the European Court of Auditors on migration hotspots was presented today in the European Parliament's committee on budgetary control. The report highlights the great progress made...
S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood, africa, #4Africa

S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

The Socialists and Democrats voted today in the plenary in favour of the Commission’ proposal for a European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD) aimed at mobilising up to EUR 44 billion for...
EU budget 2018: fresh money needed for growth, jobs and migration, Daniele Viotti, European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), Eider Gardiazabal Rubial,

EU budget 2018: fresh money needed for growth, jobs and migration

The S&D Group voted on the Parliament's draft EU budget for 2018, which calls for more funding to boost growth, enhance cohesion and tackle the many challenges the EU is facing. The draft report...
"EU budget crisis is untenable and requires immediate action", say S&D Euro MPs

We must move forward in defining the budget for the future of the EU

During a debate yesterday evening in the European Parliament on the future financing of the EU, S&D MEPs called for an end to an arbitrary cap of 1% of EU Gross National Income (GNI) being...
Tax transparency: Liberals and Conservatives side with big business against interests of EU citizens, Evelyn Regner and Hugues Bayet, country-by country reporting, #TaxJustice

Those who designed tax avoidance schemes must also be sanctioned, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today welcome the European Commission’s proposal on the role of intermediaries as ‘a new step towards increased tax transparency’. S&D Group spokeswoman on economic and monetary...
EU budget crisis threatens Europe’s interests” say S&D Euro MPs

MFF revision: finally an agreement, now we need to talk about the EU budget post-2020

S&D MEPs have welcomed the adoption this morning by the European Council of the revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), which sets the framework and spending ceilings for the EU’s...
Common provisions on European funds

“The investment plan needs to be upgraded to fulfil all expectations”, say S&Ds

The European Parliament has made a critical assessment of the first 18 months of implementation of the European investment plan, in a resolution adopted today in Strasbourg drafted by S&D Group...