Govt unveils new round of energy subsidies as fiscal space narrows significantly

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Energy, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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The government announced on Wednesday the latest round of subsidies for electricity bills as the opposition upped the pressure on ministers over the cost of living crisis, knowing that New Democracy is an increasingly tight spot over the issue due to the limited fiscal space available.

Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas announced that the government is making another 350 million euros available to subsidise energy bills this month. This takes the total the government has pledged since the start of the energy crisis last autumn to 2 billio...

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