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21/06/2017 PES hails new proposals to fight tax avoidance

The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes further measures to tackle tax avoidance, as announced by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici today.

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01/06/2017 PES assembles special task force for tackling the future of EU, globalisation and social rights

Leaders from PES member parties, ministers and secretaries of state from the EU, Senior Party representatives assembled in Brussels to agree a common position on future priorities for the European Union.

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25/04/2017 PES responds to Commission on social Europe and EMU

The EU must reinvent itself to offer a better, social and sustainable Europe for all, the Party of European Socialists argues in an open letter to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

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08/04/2017 PES finance ministers discuss non-performing loans

Finance ministers from progressive parties around Europe met today in Malta to discuss the important issue of non-performing loans.

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31/03/2017 Malta's strong social measures paved the way for economic success

PES hails the fiscal success achieved by the Maltese Labour government of Joseph Muscat, which has turned the country's economy around in just four years –- and done so while also implementing unprecedented social measures.

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29/03/2017 PES Financial and Economic Network expects further reforms of the Economic and Monetary Union

Financial and economic experts from PES member parties, the S&D Group in the European Parliament, trade unions and progressive NGOs discussed key issues of economic and financial policy in Europe.

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20/02/2017 PES Finance Ministers: better sources of financing for a Social Europe

The Finance Ministers of the PES family called for deeper European cooperation and coordination to address current political and economic challenges, and in particular protectionism and populism.

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16/02/2017 PES president: Eurozone needs new tools to better respond to economic shocks

The Party of European Socialists welcomes today's report on the eurozone's budgetary capacity, adopted by the European Parliament.

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10/12/2016 Party of European Socialists hails Commission's shift away from blind austerity

The Party of European Socialists has hailed the European Commission's new 'positive fiscal stance', which will give Eurozone countries more room for manoeuvre in planning their annual budgets.

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08/12/2016 PES Ministers: Social Rights Must Prevail Over Economic Freedoms

The meeting of Party of European Socialist ministers responsible for employment, and social affairs took place on Thursday 8 December, ahead of the full Council of Ministers later the same day.

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