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#S&D – It is Europe’s responsibility to lead climate action and speed up implementation of #SDGs

#S&D – It is Europe’s responsibility to lead climate action and speed up implementation of #SDGs

| September 27, 2019

It is up to the European Union to take charge and ensure that the proper action is taken to actively address climate change. This is the key message delivered by the Socialists & Democrats delegation in New York who have actively participated at the 2019 Climate Action Summit, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Summit and […]

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No time to lose as UK parliament can get back to work on scrutinising #Brexit say S&D MEPs

No time to lose as UK parliament can get back to work on scrutinising #Brexit say S&D MEPs

| September 24, 2019

The Supreme Court in the UK ruled on 24 September that the UK government’s suspension of its parliament was unlawful and that the decision is now void and without effect. The S&D Group welcomes the fact that parliament can get back to work to ensure that a no-deal is ruled out and discuss all options […]

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#Germany heading towards ‘Jamaica’ coalition

#Germany heading towards ‘Jamaica’ coalition

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Merkel’s CDU/CSU will – as predicted – form the next government. The SPD have already ruled themselves out of any future coalition, the so-called ‘Jamaica’ coalition looks like the most likely outcome, writes Catherine Feore. The result was disappointing for the mainstream centre right and social democratic parties. Today’s main winner was the Alternative für […]

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#Article50: ‘May is making a rod for her own back by rushing to trigger Article 50’ says Seb Dance MEP

#Article50: ‘May is making a rod for her own back by rushing to trigger Article 50’ says Seb Dance MEP

On the eve of the UK government’s formal triggering of Article 50, Seb Dance MEP has criticised Theresa May for her lack of grip on the negotiating timetable and the British government’s underestimation of European unity. “It is striking how much Theresa May’s government underestimates the unity in Europe and strength of feeling in Brussels. […]

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A fiscal capacity for the #eurozone has become a necessity, say S&Ds

A fiscal capacity for the #eurozone has become a necessity, say S&Ds

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

MEPs in the economic and monetary affairs and budget committees in the European Parliament jointly agreed on a roadmap late on Monday (13 February) to set up a fiscal capacity or ‘budget’ for the eurozone in order to safeguard the long-term stability of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). The resolution, drafted by S&D MEP […]

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Gianni Pittella from Malta: ‘Europe united against #Trump!’

Gianni Pittella from Malta: ‘Europe united against #Trump!’

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Speaking at the PES pre-summit leaders meeting in Malta, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said:  “We send a clear message from Malta to President Trump. We will not tolerate you undermining EU values and threatening our democracies.  “Today’s meeting must pave the way for a strong and united European answer to the refugee crisis.   “We […]

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#S&D: ‘EU countries must do more to protect #refugees during current cold snap’

#S&D: ‘EU countries must do more to protect #refugees during current cold snap’

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Following a request from the S&D Group in the European Parliament, the Conference of Presidents decided to introduce a debate in the upcoming plenary on the situation of refugees in Europe affected by the cold wave, notably in the Balkans and Greece. S&D MEP and Vice President Elena Valenciano (pictured) said: “The S&D Group has […]

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