Posts tagged as Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats

Lithuania’s Labour Party comes surprise third, says ready to join any coalition

Monday, October 12, 2020

What do Lithuania’s parties have to say following the first round of parliamentary elections? LRT English presents key takeaways. Labour Party ready to join whichever coalition is in power The Lithuanian Labour Party said on Monday they were ready to cooperate with whoever is tasked with forming the next government. “No matter on which side the government is formed, we are ready to cooperate,” Viktor Uspaskich, whose party came in…

‘Race between prime ministers’. Polls give lead to Lithuania’s ruling party

Monday, July 27, 2020

Lithuania’s main ruling and opposition parties have both increased their lead in opinion polls and are neck and neck ahead of October’s general elections. Almost a third of voters, however, are undecided or plan not to vote at all, a survey shows. The latest poll by Lietuvos Rytas/Vilmorus, published on Saturday, show the governing Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) and the opposition Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD, the conservatives) in…

Biggest opposition party votes against Lithuanian government spending bill

Monday, December 9, 2019

Lithuania’s biggest opposition party, the conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD), will not back the government spending bill, saying the ruling parties fail to prepare for an economic slowdown and and made too many ill-considered tax proposals. A resolution prepared by the party’s council was adopted on Saturday and calls on President Gitanas Nausėda to veto next year’s budget bill, unless the makes decisions that would deliver on…

Lithuanian opposition party names favorites for presidential election

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Lithuania’s opposition Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) party put 12 candidates for the 2019 presidential election on Monday, including prominent politicians and other public leaders on the list. Lawmaker and former minister of finance Ingrida Simonyte, lawmaker and diplomatic official Zygimantas Pavilionis, the former banker and economist Gitanas Nauseda, and politician and diplomat Vygaudas Usackas ranked respectively first on the TS-LKD list. “42 branches of TS-LKD and the Lithuanian Union…