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20/03/2018 PES European Affairs Ministers prepare for the March European Council

European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists in a meeting today in preparation of the March European Council discussed digital taxation and the rule of law in Poland. They welcomed the Commission’s initiative to include social indicators in the European Semester and for paying closer attention to national tax regimes.

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14/03/2018 PES glad that a fair EU budget is gaining momentum, calls for Commission to speed process up

The Party of European Socialists supports today's decision of the European finance ministers to make intermediaries -- tax advisors, accountants and lawyers -- legally accountable for cases of tax fraud or tax dodging.

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12/03/2018 PES meets ECB president to urge sustainable and fair economic policy

PES president Sergei Stanishev met today with Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, to lay out the PES's priorities for economic convergence, quality jobs and wages, and the need for strong investment across Europe.

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23/02/2018 PES prime ministers discuss Spitzenkandidat and long-term EU budget

Prime ministers and European Commissioners from Europe’s progressive family today restated their determination that the next President of the European Commission must not be appointed behind closed doors, but must instead be the candidate able to command majority support in the European Parliament following the 2019 elections.

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31/01/2018 Financial & economic network calls to strengthen EMU

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 policies for the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union.

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23/01/2018 PES Finance Ministers want deeper EMU in 2018

Finance ministers from the PES family today discussed the steps that need to be taken to deepen the Economic and Monetary Union this year.

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30/11/2017 PES ministers support job-rich and environmentally sustainable industrialisation

PES Competitiveness Ministers will work towards a job-rich and environmentally-friendly industrialisation of Europe, and a deepening of the European single market that protects workers and consumers.

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14/11/2017 PES ministers: Cohesion policy is an expression of solidarity

Social and economic cohesion in Europe is a vital element of EU solidarity, and must not be held hostage to an austerity agenda.

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07/11/2017 PES Finance Ministers call for a progressive, growth-friendly and democratic Economic and Monetary Union

Finance ministers from the Party of European Socialists met today to discuss measures for ensuring that the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union promotes sustainable economic growth, employment and financial stability.

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06/11/2017 ‘Paradise papers’: PES highlights fundamental damage to society

Tax avoidance by the super-rich is not only an issue of basic fairness, but it is also damaging to the foundations of of society, argues the Party of European Socialists.

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