Tsipras set to unveil tax cuts as MPs prepare for confidence vote

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Parliament, SYRIZA, Tsipras
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The stage is set for a political showdown between the government and New Democracy ahead of the May 26 European and local elections after the opposition party submitted a censure motion regarding Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis, which the government turned into a confidence vote in the whole cabinet.

As expected, conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis made his move against Polakis after the minister criticised New Democracy’s paraplegic MEP candidate Stelios Kymbouropoulos in a row over benefits for disabled Greeks.

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