Tsipras advertises launch of rent subsidy scheme in latest voter-friendly initiative

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

The government tried to leave the recent furore caused by the actions of Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis behind it on Wednesday by unveiling a rent subsidy scheme, another measure SYRIZA hopes will win votes in this year’s elections.

Polakis denied in a live televised interview on Tuesday recording his telephone conversation with Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras and insisted that he did not threaten the central bank chief regarding checks on loans worth 100,000 euros the mi...

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