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20/02/2019 Stanishev rallies progressives ahead of Election Congress in Madrid

PES President Sergei Stanishev has written to the leaders of all PES member parties, urging them to come together to fight the European election campaign as a united, progressive force.

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19/02/2019 PES Europe Ministers call for a European Budget that rises to the challenge

Europe needs ambitious short- and long-term planning, the Ministers of European Affairs from the PES agreed today during their discussion of the European budget for 2021-2027.

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11/02/2019 Air quality rules and citizens’ health are non-negotiable

The EU needs to protect citizens from pollution, not loosen air quality rules as conservatives suggest, the Party of Europeans Socialists said today.

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08/02/2019 PES position ahead of SDLP conference

The SDLP with the support of the Irish Labour Party and the other democratic parties, North and South, delivered peace to Ireland and has championed progressive politics in Northern Ireland since its foundation.

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07/02/2019 All workers should have transparent and predictable working conditions

The provisional agreement on the Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions is a step in the right direction, the Party of European Socialists (PES) said today.

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02/02/2019 Look to Spain for proof progressive politics works, Timmermans tells packed Zaragoza rally

Fighting for equality is the starting point for a more progressive Europe, Frans Timmermans said today as he addressed a packed rally alongside Spanish Prime Minster Pedro Sánchez.

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25/01/2019 PES welcomes the ratification of the Prespa agreement

The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes today’s ratification of the Prespa agreement by the Greek parliament to bring a long-running dispute between Greece and FYR of Macedonia to an end.

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25/01/2019 PES welcomes progress towards fairer work life balance

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Member States, to improve the work-life balance of European citizens.

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18/01/2019 PES welcomes progressive government in Sweden

The PES has welcomed a vote in the Swedish Parliament which will see the Social Democrats – the largest party in parliament – continue to head up the government.

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16/01/2019 Challenging Theresa May head on is the right thing to do

UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the Conservatives are still treating Brexit as an internal party matter and challenging them head on is the best thing to do, according to the PES.

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