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Fairness and transparency for business users of online platforms must be guaranteed, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats backed today in the internal market and consumer protection committee a proposal to improve fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services...
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S&Ds successfully set a cap of 19 cents per minute for intra-EU calls

Today, the European Parliament backed a deal reached with the EU Council for a new Electronic Communications Code. The aim is to update the existing legislation to adapt to new technologies in a...
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Free flow of non-personal data in the EU needs to be transparent and net neutral, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of removing obstacles to the free movement of non-personal data for businesses and public authorities within the EU. The new rules will encourage...
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The Parliament wants a 40% reduction of cars’ CO2 emissions by 2030

Today the plenary of the European Parliament backed an ambitious report drafted by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli calling for a 40% cut of cars’ and vans’ CO2 emissions by 2030. The goal of the report is...
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S&Ds lead large majority to end illegal imports of cultural goods in the EU

The Socialists and Democrats led today a large cross-party majority in the trade and internal market committees to set up rules and protect cultural goods sold and imported in the EU from third...
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S&Ds win seven-year battle to end double EU food and products standards

The S&D Group led today a broad cross-party coalition to ensure that there are no second-class products, nor consumers, in the EU. With this vote, the European Parliament recognised the existence...
Consumer products sold in Europe will soon have to comply with higher safety requirements

S&Ds ensure products are safe for consumers and mutually recognised across the EU

Yesterday, S&Ds led a coalition in the internal market and consumer protection committee aiming at ensuring the safety of products across the European Union. Under the new framework, member...

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