Reforms bill passes in Parliament on gov’t coalition votes

6 November 2015
6 Views

The omnibus bill on the second set of prior actions Greece needs to fulfil for its bailout loan passed in Parliament early on Friday morning with the votes of the coalition government, while the rest of the parties voted against it.

The bill passed with 153 votes, on the strength of SYRIZA and its Independent Greeks (ANEL) coalition partner. Main opposition New Democracy (ND), Golden Dawn, the Democratic Coalition, the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and the Union of Centrists, totalling 117 votes, voted against. Potami, which holds 9 votes in Parliament, voted “present”.

ND called for a roll-call vote on nine articles; all of them eventually passed, as did the amendments, which were incorporated in the bill.

You may be interested

Government’s economic team briefs Tsipras on review talks
POLITICS
shares53 views
POLITICS
shares53 views

Government’s economic team briefs Tsipras on review talks

ilias1 - Apr 29, 2017

The government's economic team briefed Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday evening the ongoing negotiations with Greece's creditors on the…

Thessaloniki port authority posts 14 mln€ in profits for 2016
Χωρίς κατηγορία
shares58 views
Χωρίς κατηγορία
shares58 views

Thessaloniki port authority posts 14 mln€ in profits for 2016

ilias1 - Apr 29, 2017

The Thessaloniki Port Authority on Friday announced net profits of 14 million euros for 2016, with pre-tax profits reaching 21…

Spike in complaints filed with Ombudsman office in 2016
FINANCE
shares48 views
FINANCE
shares48 views

Spike in complaints filed with Ombudsman office in 2016

ilias1 - Apr 29, 2017

The office of Greece's Consumers' Ombudsman on Thursday announced that just more than 7,000 petitions were filed in 2016 to…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.