November 6, 2018 | 02:25 | FOCUS News Agency
BSP presented its alternative budget 2019. Representatives of people with disabilities, unions, researchers, doctors, teachers, farmers, retirees and youth organizations were present at the presentation.
BSP Chairman Kornelia Ninova pointed out that the proposed budget from the government has an alternative. "It's a bad way for the government to survive because taxes are increased for the most vulnerable and the poorest people – those who, because they are poor, drive old cars, wear second-hand clothes. And raise taxes to the poorest, money is given to the administration to ensure the election, "pointed out Ninova, pointing out that this is a prerequisite for surviving the government next year. "We offer long-term policies that represent guaranteed economic growth with emphasis on regions and municipalities and the Bulgarian economy and Bulgarian production. Secondly – Measures to overcome poverty, inequality. If I have to summarize in a word, I would call it a demographic budget . Because we guarantee improved health, education, finance, income and especially the care of young people and children. It is through a budget where there are many specific and sectoral policies, we set ourselves the big goal – the demographic disaster that can be overcome with many action, commented on the BSP leader.
BSP MP for Bulgaria Prof. Rumen Gechev commented that with the alternative budget, the left-hand tank 2013 returns to form an investment fund in the budget. "The fund was 500 million living and now we are planning to invest 1.2 billion BGN, of which 500 million lives should be spent on creating an appropriate infrastructure and attracting investors who create added value in the special industrial areas of Bulgaria. And another 700 million lives will be directed to regions underdeveloped, "explained Prof. Gechev.
Chief Expert in Public Policy Policy on BSP in BSP Plamen Milev pointed out that the party suggested that the minimum wage from January 1, 2019 would be 640 lev, which is 60% of the average salary for the past 12 months. "In terms of income policy, we offer a maximum monthly insurance income on BGN 3900. We propose that we introduce a progressive income tax for individuals. We also offer the first steps towards family income taxation – parents deduct for each child up to 50 lives from the monthly tax In addition to moms, we offer two differentiated prices – one for drugs from 20% to 10% and one for bread – from 20% to 5%. We are holding the tax rate of 10%, says Milev. In addition, BSP has promised that young families like Working and paying their social security contributions shall pay a one-time allowance of BGN 6400 for the birth of a second child.
MP BSP for Bulgaria Irena Anastasova presented BSP's ideas for a budget in the field of education. "We offer a free textbook for all students from 1 to 12. This serious action costs 52 million BGN," she says. "We allocate BGN 20 million to the National Library – we think it is extremely necessary because we are all aware of the problems in them. In addition to BGN 60 million for the Agricultural Academy. We add extra funds to the Bulgarian Academy of Science and Higher Schools, "says Anastasova.
Health care in the alternative budget was presented by Vice-President of Prof. Georgi Mihaylov. "We propose that NHIF be funded to create two funds – Unsecured fund of approximately 20 million lives at the beginning and fund for retirees and children. In addition, we consider that outpatient funds should also be increased. In the NHIF area, we consider that the terms of payment of clinical pathways should be changed, said Prof. Mihaylov. In connection with the Ministry of Health, he stated that more funds should be given to municipal hospitals. "It is also very important to include funding for the development of prophylactic programs for early diagnosis and active treatment. Funds should also be allocated to electronic health records. We also support the idea of creating a child's specialized national hospital, "he said.
BSP leader Kornelia Ninova pointed out that the left-wing parliamentary group would not register in a first-reading ballot box. "Quorum is the majority of the duty according to Prime Minister Borisov's words. If they do, we will discuss our alternative budget. But our voices do not guarantee a policy we deny – a policy aimed at the weakest and most vulnerable groups in favor of a little crowd around the government to give it peace next year, says Ninova.
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