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Fair taxation

EU finance ministers’ failure to ensure fair taxation of tech giants is a disgrace, say S&Ds

Despite an almost unanimous vote in the European Parliament and recurrent calls from more than 700.000 citizens , EU finance ministers failed to adopt the digital services tax (DST) today at their...
Migration - trext - opening our eyes and our hearts

Bullmann: Sharing responsibility remains only way to manage the migration challenge effectively

Leading S&D MEPs are disappointed by the decision of the European Commission to give up on a serious reform of the EU’s migration and asylum system. S&D Group president Udo Bullmann said: “...
Pittella: Orbán’s attack on CEU is unacceptable. How can EPP remain silent? Fidesz must go.

Central European University leaves Budapest – Dark Moment for Academic Freedom in Europe

Following the announcement by Central European University that after 25 years it will leave Budapest for Vienna next year, S&D leader Udo Bullmann said: “This is one of the darkest moments for...
Euro sign and #Eurozone

Udo Bullmann: Further progress needed on Eurozone reform

Following the conclusion of the Eurogroup this morning on the reform of the European Monetary Union, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann stated: “The agreement reached by the Eurozone finance...
We need greater scrutiny and oversight of Commissioners’ declarations of interest, #TaxJustice, European Commissioners’ declarations of interest, Evelyn Regner, Panama Papers, tax evasion,

Socialists and Democrats have pushed to ensure fair taxation of tech giants

The Socialists and Democrats led today a broad cross-party coalition in the economic and monetary affairs committee to introduce a tax on the digital services provided by tech giants such as Google,...
Investing in children is investing in our future, child guarantee to lift children out of poverty, Maria João Rodrigues, social inequalities, Jutta Steinruck, social exclusion, Vilija Blinkevičiūtė,

S&Ds achieve breakthrough on the European Child Guarantee

Today, the S&Ds led a majority to support the introduction of a European Child Guarantee, worth €5.9 billion, to help eradicate poverty which hits one out of 4 children in Europe. The proposal is...
Different digital tools, mobiles, laptops etc

S&Ds demand stronger EU support for SMEs and Social Economy Enterprises

Today the industry, energy and research committee backed the report drafted by S&D MEP Patrizia Toia which calls for stronger support for European Small and Medium Enterprises. The report calls...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president Udo Bullmann on the report of the Independent Commission for Sustainable Equality : "Our system is in danger of breaking and people fear that they are losing...