21/06/2018 PES employment & social affairs ministers: social Europe meaning fighting inequality
Social issues are finally back on the European agenda after years of conservative neglect and pressure from the progressive political family -- so we must seize the opportunity to create a genuine social Europe that fights inequality, agreed employment and social affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists today.
20/06/2018 PES president congratulates SPD for securing German support for eurozone reform
The PES welcomes the fact that our views are reflected in the French and German governments' declaration on eurozone reform at Meseberg.
31/05/2018 PES calls for an ambitious eurozone budget to prevent future crises
The European Commission today released its proposal for a line in the EU's long-term budget dedicated to the monetary union.
30/05/2018 Next EU budget must promote solidarity and match ambitions, says PES
The PES is strongly opposed to deep cuts in vital Europe-wide solidarity programmes, especially cohesion funding, envisaged in the Commission's first draft of the EU's budget for 2021-2027 which will be voted on today in the European Parliament.
25/05/2018 PES: Company profits should be better shared with employees
Europe urgently needs political action to reverse widening inequality between wealthy shareholders and the workers and producers who generate value but see only a tiny proportion of corporate profits.
24/05/2018 Financial and economic network calls for action to reform eurozone
Financial and economic experts from PES member parties, the S&D Group of the European Parliament, trade unions and civil society met today to discuss the deepening on the Economic and Monetary Union.
14/05/2018 PES European affairs ministers call for balanced European budget
European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists today discussed the Commission's proposal for a European budget for the years 2021-2027.
07/05/2018 Solidarity in Europe needs financial commitment after 2020
PES ministers in charge of cohesion policy have called for an appropriate level of investment following the Commission’s draft seven-year budget, which includes proposed cuts to cohesion funding after 2020.
02/05/2018 Budget proposal prioritises youth but lacks ambition
Today the European Commission released its proposal for a European budget for the next seven years.
28/04/2018 PES Finance Ministers call for new urgency to be given to deepening of the Eurozone
Finance Ministers from the PES family today called for renewed urgency to be given to negotiations for a reform and deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union during their meeting in Sofia.