‘More belt tightening 100 days after Brussels’ diktat’

Published on 27 June 2013 at 10:02


In office for three months, the coalition government led by Alenka Bratušek is preparing to make good on its pledge to the European Commission to implement further measures to clean up public finances.
They include raising the VAT from 20 per cent to 22 per cent on July 1, and increasing property taxes this autumn.
Dnevnik points out that as it stands,

… this administration has launched an austerity programme while avoiding the demonstrations that marked the fall of the previous government, but there is no guarantee that this will continue to be the case for the next 100 days.

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