The helmsman of Christ Democracy, Fuad Chahin, replied on Tuesday to the call from President Sebastián Piñera from the Middle East, who directly asked MPs from Falange to move forward in one Agreement protocol for the pension reform, after which he signed the party leader's leadership with the government on the so-called modernization tax.
Chahín – in conversation with cooperation Day– noted the first The CEO must respect the agreed commitments which made it possible to approve the idea of repairing the pension project in the Deputy Chamber with DC votes.
"First, the government is the one who must complete their commitments in this matter and correcting some aspects that we believe should be improved, such as the creation of this public entity that was part of the commitment with DC, that the extra contribution was not to the AFP and administered by a public entity with more freedom to make decisions ", he said.
In addition, the former deputy said that "we must also respond to another commitment, how we incorporate solidarity. There are two ways to move to a universal pension, and another is through insurance, longevity, survival, allow Increase pensions for current middle-aged pensioners. And also insurance for women, to match their deterioration in pension issues ".
If these points are met, he said, "we are the first interested in this development".
In agreement on the tax reform "we defend principles"
So much, it defended the protocol signed with the CEO this weekend on the attached reform for unlock the reintegration, the "heart of the project": "The aim is to ensure that the framework presented by the government is very well defined. There is no guarantee for the government, but to our parliamentarians and to SMEs, with which we work, "he said.
On the criticism of the interior of DC for that he claimed that "Some people are upset that our party is so prominent, especially when small and medium-sized companies say they are thanks to DC, and we were thanks to prime. "
In this regard, Chahín stressed that "we defend principles (…) and all the goals we draw when we begin to analyze the reform are achieved. We defend the principle of progressivity; The principle of not weakening the powers of the internal service, new standards for circumvention are strengthened and created. "
"We will free up the lives of nearly 900,000 small and medium-sized businesses that will benefit from the simplified tax system. We help middle-aged pensioners, that they will receive a reduction in contributions; There is a special fund for the regions, "added the former parliamentarians.
But the DC president warned the government that "The votes will be after the indications are consistent with the established one in the minutes. "
A situation that caused irritation when signing the agreement with the government for the tax reform was President Piñera's appearance. "We were surprised and it was uncomfortable," admitted Chahín and criticized that "in the end, it disturbs its overexposure, wants to kick the corners and nod, he always wants to win and he stopped making invisible what is really important, the presence of the leading small and medium-sized businesses. "