Pension rises approved as public opinion teeters ahead of election year

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Cost of living, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, Pensions, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Yet another poll published this week has shown some erosion in the support for New Democracy and points to some potentially worrying underlying trends for the government, which passed on Thursday the latest pension-related legislation that will lead to many retirees seeing a nominal increase in their retirement package next year, ahead of the general elections.

The survey by Metron Analysis for Mega TV indicated that support for ND has dropped by half a percentage point since last month, decreasing to 28.9 pct. SYRIZA’s backing has edged up from 20.7 to 20.9, while PASOK has dipped from 11.9 to 11.3 pct. The p...

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