The Government plans to raise the pension by 0.9% in the first Council of Ministers this Tuesday

the first measure of The Government arrives this Tuesday if it is to meet the plans: the rise of pensions. The increase in benefits for retirees was not made at

The Government plans to raise the pension by 0.9% in the first Council of Ministers this Tuesday

the first measure of The Government arrives this Tuesday if it is to meet the plans: the rise of pensions. The increase in benefits for retirees was not made at the end of the year with the argument that the Executive was in office. But I was ready because before the end of December and, now, it will be the first action expected of the Executive that this Tuesday brings together an extraordinary way, they point to several Government sources.

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Pensions, funding and taxation, the economic challenges of Sánchez proposals from Escrivá for the pensions of The pensioners earn purchasing power for the first time from 2015, The Government defends itself and ensures that it does not freeze the pensions Sanchez tied the rise in pensions and the minimum wage to the formation of the new Government

These sources confirm that it is planned to start with the rise of pension —the minimum wage, another measure, would be for later to waiting also the dialogue with employers and trade unions— but make it clear that it is the president Pedro Sanchez who will have the last word.

When in December the Executive functions suspended the increase, as he warned that the rise in pension would come as soon as possible, "in January," pointed out. Now, sources of the outgoing Government suggests that they have been "working the weekend" to which that increase is already ready.

The increase of 0.9% is in line with what was committed by the minister of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration, José Luis Escrivá, in his inauguration speech. Before representatives of the trade unions, the employers and all attendees at the event, which has also taken its competences the holder of Work and Social Economy, Yolanda Díaz, Escriva has made it clear that their intention is to raise the pensions to the CPI to maintain purchasing power.

in Addition to the increase of pensions, to the Council of Ministers on Tuesday is expected to a heavily charged agenda. It will define the structure of the Government and they will make the appointments of many secretaries of State, among them the Employment, Joaquin Perez King.

Updated Date: 13 January 2020, 20:00

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