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Budget: The Assembly adopts the first component with the "tariff shield" on the gas and electricity
© Christophe Archambault / AFP in full debate on the price of fuels and energy, the National Assembly Was voted on Tuesday the first component of budget 2022 before plunging into social security accounts in the middle of the week. For the only electricity, the loss of revenue for the state will rise to 5.1 billion euros next year.
after rejection of the government's budgetary draft budget in Parliament, Portugal controls on early elections. The deputies of the left block and the communists agreed on Wednesday evening together with the conservative opposition against the budget plans of the government of the Socialist Prime Minister Antonio Costa for the coming year. The conservative president of the country, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, had announced the dissolution of Parliament in this case.
The Costa governed since 2015 has no its own majority in Parliament, but is in votes or abstentions of Members of other parties. So far, he has always been able to build on the support left parties, including the last household 2021, which he brought thanks to abstentions of Communists and Greens through the Parliament. This time she failed to support him.
The radical left-hand throw Costa intended to have not decidedly relieved austerity measures and labor market reforms from the debt crisis. Costa had excluded a resignation before the vote. However, the President has the right to resolve Parliament after consultation with the parties and to set new elections.
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Israel: Parliament adopts the budget, key victory for the new government .
© Ahmad Gharabli The Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett speaks to journalists after a meeting at the Knesset, November 4, 2021 at the end of a voting marathon The Israeli Parliament has adopted Friday 2022 budget, a key victory for the new coalition in power and a pledge of stability after three years of an unprecedented political crisis in the history of the Hebrew state.