Tsipras seeks to build political capital from "positive" measures

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: New Democracy, Parliament, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Alexis Tsipras tried on Thursday to capitalise on a vote in Parliament that would pave the way for thousands of uniformed personnel and other civil servants to receive some 800 million euros in backpay.

Speaking in Parliament, the prime minister highlighted the fact that his government had managed to ensure that the money was returned to the public servants in question after cuts made in 2012, by the then New Democracy-led administration, were later de...

You need a subscription to access our analysis. Please choose one of the packages available.

If you are already registered, please sign in.

Full Access

A tailor-made service for professionals

Apart from having access to all our analysis and data, subscribers will be able to consult one-on-one with our analysts.

Free Access

Read some of our analysis for no charge

By signing up to MacroPolis, readers will be able to read two of our articles without charge each month. They will not have access to our data or weekly e-newsletter.

Standard Access

Our analysis and data at your fingertips

Subscribers will be able to read the full range of our articles, access our statistics and charts, and receive our weekly e-newsletter for €450 per year.