Schulz promises change as Commission President

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Women walk past an election campaign poster for the Social Democratic Party (SPD) (R) featuring the SPD's candidate Martin Schulz

Return to ‘Social Europe’


Martin Schulz, the centre-left candidate for the commission presidency unveiled his policies and objectives for Europe, should he find himself the winner of the European elections.

Describing the EU as “too bureaucratic, too undemocratic and too unsocial,” Schulz argued strongly for a Europe of pan-national politics, a strong economy and jobs for the millions of unemployed youth.

He also took aim at the European Council.

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