The Verkhovna Rada on 21 Dec intends to amend the bill on state budget for the year 2018 in terms of social security of servicemen. This was during the conciliation Board of the Verkhovna Rada December 18, said the speaker of the Parliament Andrei Parubiy, reports the correspondent of «GORDON».
«Unfortunately, when making the state budget was adopted, the provision that reduces social standards of our military, namely, the regulation of the severance pay. The fact that this rule clearly regulated by the current legislation… call all my colleagues, to the budget Committee, the Chairpersons of the groups that we highs on Thursday made the amendment removed this provision,» – said in his speech at the conciliatory Council of the people’s Deputy from «popular front» Sergei Pashinsky.
He also called on the speaker of Parliament Andriy Parubiy put in the agenda bill No. 6268, which reglamentary the payment of financial assistance to family members of fallen soldiers.
«On Wednesday we reject the draft resolutions on the abolition of voting on the budget, and on Thursday we mobiletheme. On Wednesday, the budget Committee give us a recommendation to hold a clarification on the article about social protection of servicemen, and we will be able to vote in the hall of refinement. Only then will be able to sign the budget. Hopefully, there will be political will of all factions to support our troops,» – said paruby.
The speaker also stated that bill No. 6268 «contains a number of warnings from the government.» «I would ask you to consult further with the government. If there is a common agreement, then we will be able without problems to consider,» – said the Chairman of BP.
On 7 December, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the state budget for 2018. Income is provided at the 913,6137 billion UAH, expenses – 988,6343 billion. From 1 January next year the living wage will be 1700 UAH, from 1 July – 1777 UAH, from December 1 – UAH 1853. The document was developed, based on a forecast inflation rate of 9% and GDP growth of 3%. The bill laid hryvnia exchange rate to 29.3 UAH/$.
Rada intends to December 21 to make adjustments to the budget 2018 about social security of military 18.12.2017