Government council on social policy ends

A meeting of the government council on social policy which discussed the imminent social security and pension reforms concluded on Tuesday without any statements from the ministers.  

Among the issues which were discussed are the national pension, the proposal for higher social contributions and the unification of social security funds.

The council was chaired by Government Vice-President Yiannis Dragasakis and attended by the leadership of the Labour and Health ministries, as well as by Education Minister Nikos Filis and Culture and Sports Minister Aristidis Baltas.

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