Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

SaS unable to guarantee Ordinary People's support for state budget

Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) said on Tuesday, November 8, that it cannot guarantee that three MPs within its party caucus who are members of the Ordinary People faction will support the 2012 state budget in parliament. However, all SaS’ regular MPs will certainly support the draft, Economy Minister Juraj Miškov (SaS) said at a press conference on Tuesday, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) said on Tuesday, November 8, that it cannot guarantee that three MPs within its party caucus who are members of the Ordinary People faction will support the 2012 state budget in parliament. However, all SaS’ regular MPs will certainly support the draft, Economy Minister Juraj Miškov (SaS) said at a press conference on Tuesday, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

The Ordinary People faction, led by independent MP Igor Matovič, has made its support for the state budget conditional on the freezing of constitutional officials’ salaries and of state contributions to political parties. The faction says the money saved, amounting to €10 million, should be go towards the cost of organising the early general election due on March 10.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Another For a Decent Slovakia protest was also joined by farmers

People took to the streets for the eighth time.

Farmers with tractors awaited the protesting crowd at the SNP Square in Bratislava.

Coronations return to Bratislava Photo

This year Bratislava will recall the coronation of Leopold II, the younger son of Maria Theresa.

Bratislava will again enjoy re-enactment of coronation ceremony

Police detain another person in promissory notes case

Ex-director of private broadcaster TV Markíza, Pavol Rusko, was detained shortly after being heard.

Pavol Rusko

Last Week in Slovakia: Farmers staged a protest by driving across the country Audio

Listen to all the headlines from The Slovak Spectator's news podcast.

Farmers also met President Andrej Kiska in Bratislava