PM offers shopping bill subsidy as surveillance scandal threatens to spill over into judicial crisis

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Institutions, Justice, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Facing a potential judicial/constitutional crisis over the surveillance scandal, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis presented a last-minute cost-of-living relief measure ahead of the vote on the 2023 budget, hoping that his government can allay any disquiet among voters.

Mitsotakis announced on Saturday that his government will offer households a subsidy for their grocery shopping next year. The 6-month scheme, for which 650 million euros, has been budgeted will see up to 10 pct of each eligible family’s monthly shoppin...

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