Passing of insolvency law gives opposition campaigning foothold

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, New Democracy, NPLs, Parliament, Property, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Parliament passed legislation setting out the new insolvency code on Monday, with 158 votes in favour from the government benches, while 140 opposition MPs voted against the bill in principle.

Debate on the bill was heated, with all opposition parties objecting to the legislation either in whole or in part, and was interrupted by a censure motion in Finance Minister Christos Staikouras, which was rejected after three days of debate.

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