European Parliament
Isabelle Thomas - S&D (France)


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Position Paper

Committee: European Parliament

Delegate: Isabelle Thomas, France

Fraction: Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament (S&D) The S&D Group is the main centre-left political group in the European Parliament and the second largest, with 191 members from all 28 EU countries.

Topic 1: European Border and Cost Guard Regulation

Free movement of citizens and of workers is the core of EU citizenship and a pillar of the success of the EU single market. The Treaty of Rome enshrined free movement of workers as one of the four key freedoms of our community in 1957. Later, in 1992, the Treaty of Maastricht recognised the free movement of citizens as a fundamental freedom and a core value of the European Union. Free movement within the EU is considered the European Union’s most positive achievement by 56% of European citizens, ...