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Socialists & Democrats congratulate Spain on the Constitution’s 40th Anniversary

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the referendum by which Spaniards adopted their Constitution, the S&D Group in the European Parliament want to congratulate the Spanish people. S&D...
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S&Ds kick off election campaign at PES congress in Lisbon

The president of the Group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Udo Bullmann, will participate in the PES Congress in Lisbon on 7-8 December together with a strong delegation of S...
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...
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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...
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...
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EU must reject the right’s hysterical reaction to the UN migration and refugee compacts

The S&D Group added an urgent debate to the European Parliament’s agenda today on the UN migration and refugee compacts. The debate came after various EU governments such as Austria, Hungary and...