Posts tagged as Opposition parties

Opposition MPs hit out at state budget pandemic inadequacies

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Leading members of the two opposition parties have criticized the 2021 state budget, which passed its third reading at the Riigikogu Wednesday, meaning it has entered into force. The budget favors the strongest in society, promotes retrograde values, and is setting up structural deficit issues to be picked up by the next administration, opposition members say. At the same time it does not do anything like enough to alleviate the…

Five millionaires in Lithuania’s parliament, including leaders of ruling and opposition parties

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Five members of the Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, own assets in excess of one million euros, according to their declarations to the tax authorities. By far the wealthiest politician is Ramūnas Karbauskis, the leader of the ruling Farmers and Greens Union. In his declaration to the State Tax Inspectorate (VMI), Karbauskis listed 24.3 million euros of assets. The wealth of Karbauskis’ household stands at 24.5 million, an increase of some 8…

Latvia: Opposition parties continue to lead the way in March ratings

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Opposition parties Saskaņa (Harmony) and the Zaļo un Zemnieku savienība (Greens and Farmers Union, ZZS) continue to register the greatest levels of support among voters, according to the latest polling carried out for LTV by the SKDS pollster. Continuing the trend of recent months, in March Harmony and ZZS occupy first and second places with 14.8% and 8.6% respectively, followed by four of the five government coalition parties. The National Alliance…