Parliament keeps welfare allowance at current level

Ljubljana, 9 November - MPs adopted in a 44:5 vote on Friday the amendments to the social benefits act that will keep basic welfare allowance at EUR 393 also beyond 31 December 2018, making what was conceived as a temporary raise in April permanent.

Poverty figures in Slovenia not encouraging despite the end of recession.
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