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S&Ds say no to any further liberalisation of the transport market as EU Commission presents Mobility Package, letter-box companies, Ismail Ertug MEP, European Road Toll System, Eurovignette, Jutta Steinruck, workers directive,

S&Ds urge Commission to tackle social dumping in transport sector

The European Parliament today adopted its position on road transport ahead of the Commission’s forthcoming proposals for the Mobility Package on the 31 May. The Socialists and Democrats had led the...
By strengthening the individual parts of the EU, cohesion policy strengthens the project as a whole, S&D MEPs, isabelle thomas, cohesion policy as the main investment instrument in the EU, Constanze Krehl

S&Ds: “cutting funding from cohesion policy means losing jobs – we must not allow it”

Ahead of the European Parliament's debates on the issue, the Socialists and Democrats presented and adopted their post-2020 Cohesion Policy programme yesterday, putting the emphasis on the creation...
S&Ds slam Germany’s road toll plans as discrimination within the internal market, Dobrindt and the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU), Ismail Ertug,

S&Ds slam Germany’s car toll plans as discrimination against road users

The European Parliament today adopted a resolution criticising Germany’s plans to introduce a road toll system. The German government had introduced a de-facto exemption from a road toll, which...
It is time to strengthen passengers' and workers' rights in the aviation sector, The Aviation Strategy, Inés Ayala Sender,

It is time to strengthen passengers' and workers' rights in the aviation sector

The Aviation Strategy is a milestone initiative for Europe proposed by the Commission. Aviation is a strategically important sector of the EU economy, contributing €110 billion directly and €300...
S&D Group elects new Bureau and stands united behind Gianni Pittella as S&D candidate for EP president

Pittella a primus inter pares president - My vision for an inclusive and efficient European Parliament

Brexit, the migration humanitarian emergency, the threat of terrorism, armed conflicts at our doorsteps and the long lasting economic crisis have dramatically undermined the foundations of this...
S&Ds back railway modernisation, but not at the expense of workers

S&Ds back railway modernisation, but not at the expense of workers

European railways are in need of urgent modernisation and more competition so they can become a genuine alternative to road transport. While the technical aspects of the railway reform were already...