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"EU Members who infringe fundamental rights must be held to account", say S&D MEPs

The S&D Group in the European Parliament welcomed the resolution on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (2013-2014). It includes a mechanism to monitor and measure...
S&Ds welcome new approach to fair use of free roaming, but demand stronger consumer protection, #DigitalUnion, Kathleen Van Brempt, Patrizia Toia, roaming, roam-like-at home,

S&Ds welcome agreement to end roaming charges and guarantee net neutrality

The European Parliament’s negotiators reached a provisional deal with member states on the Telecoms Single Market which sets the date of the end of roaming charges to June 2017 and ensures net...
S&Ds propose new framework for humanitarian visas, EU Visa Code, Tanja Fajon, asylum seekers, asylum, immigration, migration, lampedusa,

S&Ds propose new framework for "humanitarian visas"

The Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament has called for a new system to ensure humanitarian visas are issued faster and within a more transparent framework. The increased use...
The European Union sets limits on land-grown biofuels used for transport

The European Union sets limits on land-grown biofuels used for transport

Today in the European Parliament, the Socialists and Democrats Group backed a review of existing legislation on biofuels, even though the outcome of the final agreement falls short of the S&Ds'...
As of 31 March 2018, all new cars and light commercial vehicles will be equipped with an eCall emergency device that will automatically dial the 112 emergency number in the event of an accident

S&D Euro MPs say "yes" to a life saving device in all cars

Today, S&D Euro MP, Olga Sehnalová, led a cross-party majority on a proposal to equip all new cars with an emergency system, to save hundreds of lives on the European roads. As of 31 March 2018,...