Lie detector, cinema discounts and pensions for ex-spies. The most interesting parts of the manifesto

Take a look at the selected laws, measures and changes the Matovič government is planning to make.

The Igor Matovič government introduced its programme statement on April 19.The Igor Matovič government introduced its programme statement on April 19. (Source: TASR)

The new government of Igor Matovič has pledged to introduce fairer pension, online voting and support for families through discounts for events.

Although most of the programme statement of the Matovič government is taken up by promises with no mention of concrete measures, there are some specific changes with a direct impact on the everyday lives of people.

The Sme daily has chosen some of them.

Fighting corruption

The government wants to completely change how to check the property of public officials. On top of the property returns that have proved ineffective, they will also have to publish year-on-year changes in their property.

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