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Social dialogue must be at the heart of the European project, say S&D Euro MPs, employers and employees associations, Pittella,

S&Ds discuss progressive answers to European challenges with Greens and GUE

Today, representatives of the S&D Group, the Greens/EFA and GUE/NGL come together in the European Parliament to discuss and address the challenges Europe faces, and the role the left, progressive...
Progressive Society Sustainable Equality Report

Ahead of the next European elections, S&Ds present a roadmap to resolve the social and ecological crisis

The European Union must change gear to accelerate its transition to a sustainable society, by placing well-being for everyone at the heart of its project for the next parliamentary term. So far, the...
People in yellow suits spraying pesticide on crops

S&Ds back enhanced EU risk assessment to avoid harmful pesticides in the food chain

Socialists and Democrats have been at the forefront in the fight against harmful pesticides, such as those containing glyphosate, and have pushed for a strict and independent European system to...
Harnessing globalisation means shaping it to the benefit of all

Benefits from globalisation must be shared fairly, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats led today a vote in employment and social affairs committee to ensure that more citizens who have lost their jobs can benefit from the European Transition Fund (ETF). The...
S&D Euro MPs back steps to move Europe away from austerity,  national budgetary plans for 2017, budget, Euro, EU structural and investment funds, Maria João Rodrigues, macroeconomic conditionality, Pervenche Berès, Alfred Sant,  Gianni Pittella,

S&Ds lead majority to oppose right wing's efforts to legalise austerity in the EU

Today, S&D Euro MPs rejected a conservative proposal aiming at transposing blind austerity and strict fiscal rules - the so-called Fiscal Compact - into the EU treaties during a vote in the...
Socialists and Democrats make medical devices safer for European patients, Glenis Willmott, Unique Device Identification (UDI), Biljana Borzan MEP,

S&Ds want to speed up the implementation of safer rules for medical implants and other devices

Once again, new scandals on unsafe medical devices shake the European Union, as unveiled by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Socialists and Democrats in the European...
Brexit EU signposts

EU summit: The deal delivers an orderly Brexit. Now it is time for the Parliaments to have their say

Following the approval by EU heads of state and government of the UK withdrawal agreement and political declaration on future relations, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann and S&D Group...