PM aims to maintain pace of economic reforms as public worries about migrationPoliticsGreek Politics
The tax bill submitted to Parliament this week, the pension bill due in the coming days and the draft legislation for the overhaul of the Public Power Corporation (PPC) topped the agenda of Thursday’s cabinet meeting, where Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis urged his ministers to keep up the pace set since New Democracy came to power in July.
Government opts for modest tax relief, but who will benefit?
The government tabled its much-anticipated tax relief package in Parliament on Tuesday night, making good on some of its pre-election pledges.
Amid hiring controversy, ND focusses on new round of tax cuts in latest billPoliticsGreek Politics
The government has submitted its second tax bill to Parliament, paving the way for income, corporate and dividends tax to be reduced, giving New Democracy some relief from a public sector hirings controversy.
Constitution tweaked, consensus sought for Greek diaspora vote and next presidentPoliticsGreek Politics
MPs approved nine changes to Greece’s constitution on Monday, the most notable of which was decoupling the election of the country’s president from the possibility of snap general elections.
MPs gear up for action as To Potami calls it a day and PASOK wobblesPoliticsGreek Politics
A busy week of parliamentary activity begins on Monday with the vote on the constitutional revision, although attention will quickly move to the government’s second tax bill, which is due to be tabled in the coming days.
Mitsotakis keeps cool over white collar crime claims as poll delivers new boostPoliticsGreek Politics
Alleged white collar crime topped the agenda during Prime Minister’s Question Time in the Greek Parliament on Friday, a few hours after New Democracy was buoyed by another opinion poll showing it continues to be in a honeymoon period with voters.
New asylum strategy to centre on relocation to closed camps, enhanced border protectionPoliticsGreek Politics
A new asylum strategy was announced by the government in Athens yesterday, aimed at decongesting the Aegean islands of up to 37,000 migrants and refugees who have been stranded there awaiting processing of their asylum applications.
Constitutional changes and Tsipras's leadership under scrutinyPoliticsGreek Politics
The discussion about the changes to Greece’s constitution are in full flow ahead of next week’s vote on the revision, which is set to decouple the election of the country’s president from possible snap general elections.
PM to oversee tweaks to tax bill as constitutional revision enters final roundPoliticsGreek Politics
After a tense few days around Sunday’s commemorative protest march in Athens, the government is turning its attention back to Parliament, where the latest tax bill and the final stage of the constitutional revision are at the top of the political agenda.
Govt rebuffs uncomfortable reports on money laundering, unpaid contributionsPoliticsGreek Politics
The government has been put on the defensive as a result of a couple of reports in the international media, while Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has had to step up efforts to improve North Macedonia’s chances of being allowed to start its European Union accession process, a far cry from New Democracy’s fierce opposition to the Prespes Agreement just months ago.