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FRAUD in big red letters

It is time for a uniform, simple and flexible VAT system to prevent fraud in Europe, say S&Ds

Today in Strasbourg, the Socialists and Democrats will present to the European Parliament two files on rules on the value added tax (VAT) system in Europe. Following today’s Council decision and...
The milestones in our fight against anti-gypsyism

Czech president Miloš Zeman must apologise for vile anti-Gypsyism

Following remarks by Czech President Miloš Zeman in which he labelled Romani people lazy and said that ‘slapping them’ is the best way to deal with them, S&D Group spokesperson for Roma issues...
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EU member states must ensure that no citizen is excluded from voting

Following petitions signed by thousands of Europeans, the S&D Group is calling on the European Council and Commission to do more to ensure that EU citizens are not excluded from voting simply...

Stop the carnage of civilians in Yemen!

At the initiative of the S&Ds, the European Parliament will debate today on the brutal proxy war in Yemen that caused thousands of civilian casualties and drives the county’s population toward...
S&Ds prioritise consumer protection and fair competition in the distribution of audiovisual media content, Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD), Petra Kammervert MEP, combat hate speech, violence and racism,

New law on audiovisual media services will better protect minors and promote European content

Today, the European Parliament backed an agreement reached with the EU Council to update the existing Directive on the provision of audiovisual media services in light of changing market realities (...