PM hails uptake of food voucher scheme amid growing evidence of hardship

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Cost of living, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA

New Democracy continues to roll out support measures in the run-up to spring elections, with the launch of the so-called “Market Pass” hailed by the prime minister as the latest in a string of government initiatives to tackle the cost-of-living crisis.

The scheme covers up to 10 pct of the amount that households spend on food in supermarkets and other food retailers through an electronic payment card. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told Parliament on Wednesday that over 700,000 applications had be...

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