Ukrainian Politics

 Opposition Wants to Deprive Deputies of a Number of Benefits

The opposition proposes to eliminate free provision of deputies with holiday vouchers and compensation for housing.

The authors of the bill are Batkivschyna deputies MykolaTomenko, Andrii Kozhemiakin and Arsen Avakov, reports UNIAN.

The document proposes to cancel the benefits for people's deputies,the effect of which, according to the adopted state budget for2012, was suspended for the period from 1 January to 31 December2012.

In particular, it is proposed to cancel: free provision of vouchersfor health resorts, a one-time payment of monetary compensation tocreate decent living conditions and the payment of financialassistance for the period of employment, and unemploymentbenefits.

Also, the bill provides for the payment of financial assistance forrehabilitation on leave, payment of financial assistance inretirement and the right of retired deputies to travel for freeonce a year on the territory of Ukraine; ensuring retirementvehicles for the trip to the hospital and other needs for therehabilitation and treatment, the right to of deputies and theirassistants to receive a one-time compensation in case of earlytermination of powers of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine; obligatorystate insurance of life and health of people's deputies.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n228787