European elections, the PSE nominates Schmit for the Commission. «I'm with Mattarella on the truncheons» | EUROtoday

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The PSE congress underway in Rome on the Nuvola has adopted the Manifesto for the 2024 European elections and unanimously elected the Luxembourger Nicolas Schmit as the brand new socialist candidate for the presidency of the EU Commission.

«On Pisa I'm with Mattarella»

«As occurred in Pisa, the liberty of our younger individuals to exhibit safely is being repressed. I’m with President Mattarella with the boys the truncheons specific a failure. We should stand collectively in opposition to the far proper”, added Schimt in reference to the recent clashes in front of the University in the Tuscan city.

Never agree with the right

«We will fight – he said – against those who spread hatred and division: we will not run after the far right. No contact with ECR and ID. To the EPP and ALDE I say be consistent with your history: the far right must not be normalized.”

No return to austerity

On price range insurance policies, Schmit espouses an expansionary line. «Thanks to the concepts and energy of the socialists, the EU has protected residents from the shock of the disaster and the pandemic. We won’t let austerity return to Europe, we won’t permit it. This is why we wish to win the elections, for this reason we pushed for a minimal wage all through Europe. I need voters to know that the Social Democrats will battle for them, in opposition to contracts like Uber, in opposition to pretend self-employment, our residents want actual jobs,” she concluded.