• 26-MAY-2014

  • SOURCE: S&D Group at European Parliament

European Elections 2014: S&D ready to negotiate for a social Europe

Today, Europeans had to decide on the composition of the European Parliament and influence who the president of the European Commission will be for the next five years.

Following the EP projection of the first results (final results to be expected in the upcoming days), Martin Schulz, PES Candidate for EU Commission President declared:

"We need to find a majority in the European Parliament to change Europe and take another direction.

"Those who want to change Europe, to find another politics, politics of social justice, cohesion and anti-fraud, those are welcome to negotiate with us."

Hannes Swoboda, President of the Group of the Socialists & Democrats declared:there was a dramatic loss for the EPP. That means that we have a stronger position, the socialists and democrats, in the next Parliament."