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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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16/01/2019 Progressives take Europe a step closer to eradicating child poverty

The PES has welcomed the plenary vote in the European Parliament, led by the S&Ds, which backed €5.9 billion ESF+ funding for the European Child Guarantee.

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10/01/2019 2019 election manifesto to be presented in Spain

Progressive prime ministers, leaders and activists from across Europe will come together with Frans Timmermans – the PES Common Candidate for President of the European Commission – to publicly set out the Party’s policy platform in Madrid next month.

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21/12/2018 Safe future for Syrian communities must be top priority

As the United States reconsiders its role in Syria, communities on the front line of the battle to defeat ISIS must be supported to achieve a safe future. 

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20/12/2018 2019 - the defining year for Europe

With the European elections fast approaching, the PES stands ready to lead progressive change in Europe.

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20/12/2018 Local democracy under threat in Latvia

The PES is deeply concerned about the attempts of government members in Latvia to dismiss elected local representatives in the country.

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17/12/2018 PES welcomes COP24 Climate change deal

The Party of European Socialists fully support the range of measures agreed during the United Nations Climate Change conference in Katowice, Poland.

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13/12/2018 Orban’s Slavery Act proves EPP ignore human rights

The PES denounces the latest violations of workers’ rights and human rights in Hungary. Viktor Orban’s ‘Slavery Act’ is the latest sign the country is sliding towards authoritarianism.

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11/12/2018 PES Europe Ministers welcome Frans Timmermans and call for balanced eurozone policies

The Ministers of European affairs discussed the progress achieved on the files with regards to the deepening of the economic and monetary union.

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08/12/2018 Frans Timmermans launches campaign to become President of the European Commission in Lisbon

Frans Timmermans set out his vision for the future of Europe in an impassioned speech at the PES Congress in Lisbon today.

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