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Violeta Bulc becoming commissioner for transport

We expect Violeta Bulc to modernise transport and defend workers’ rights, as Šefčovič promised

Today the transport coordinators of all political groups gave the green light to Violeta Bulc becoming commissioner for this policy area. Socialists and Democrats acknowledged that she performed well...
S&Ds back Corina Creţu's objective to guarantee timely cohesion payments

S&Ds back Corina Creţu's objective to guarantee timely cohesion payments

Today the commissioner-designate for regional policy, Corina Creţu, undertook to work with the European Parliament on finding a solution regarding the outstanding cohesion payments of €23.4 billion...
Maroš Šefčovič’s vision to modernise transport and defend workers’ rights

S&Ds support Maroš Šefčovič’s vision to modernise transport and defend workers’ rights

Commissioner-designate for transport and space, Maroš Šefčovič, today showed competence for his new task and has already proven his willingness to work closely with the Parliament in his previous...
plastic carrier shopping bags in trees

The food sector should also take responsibility for the overuse of plastic bags

Every five minutes, up to one million new plastic carrier bags are used in the European Union, and a large proportion are then thrown straight in the bin. Over eight billion plastic carrier bags are...
Internet High Seed Broadband

Everyone in Europe should have access to high-speed broadband, say leading S&Ds

By 2020 all EU citizens should have access to internet speeds of above 30 Mbps and 50% or more of EU households should be able to subscribe to internet connections above 100 Mbps, according to a...
Megatrucks, New lorry cab profile

No cross-border transport with megatrucks in the European Union

There will be no cross-border transport with longer and heavier trucks in the European Union, following a vote today by the European Parliament on a directive on the maximum weights and dimensions of...