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Prime Minister: Unity not to drift apart

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The Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis

We – the party Unity – will not be scattered, the party should be and will be unified. But it does not mean that it will be unified under the party New Era (Jaunais laiks) dictate. In no way we intend to usurp anything or command anyone, says the Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis.

Therefore, the association is currently holding discussions, and we have faced ideological challenges already when drafting the party’s programme. However, we managed to create a common ideological base, according to which we are working and will continue the work in the same spirit. The party Unity’s programme will be ready until the founding congress, and will be based on the association’s current programme. We are forming a work group for the ideological issues, the Prime Minister indicates to the newspaper Latvijas Avīze.

He reveals, at present, there are no changes planned in the government. The government is still determined to work until the next Saeima elections. Likewise, in terms of ministers, no personnel transfers are scheduled, with the exception of the Interior Minister.

During the crisis years, we have significantly squeezed the general budget; however, the social budget was maximally preserved. The average remuneration of public sector employees has reduced by more than 100 lats and the average pension has increased by as much as 20 lats. Currently, this is causing problems for the budget, questioning the sustainability of the social system. This issue will have to be assessed during the 2012 budget formulation, the Prime Minister recognizes, when asked about problems in pension system.


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