MPs expected to preserve raised welfare allowance

Ljubljana, 9 November - The National Assembly is expected to confirm today amendments to the social benefits act that keep the basic welfare allowance at EUR 393 after 1 January 2019. The changes extend what was conceived as a temporary raise when adopted in April. MPs will moreover debate Slovenia's poor record EU funds drawing.

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