The Government will extend the 15% rise in IMV until the end of 2022 together with non-contributory pensions

The Government is working hard to square the decree law for the expansion of measures to alleviate the effects of the war and the energy crisis.

The Government will extend the 15% rise in IMV until the end of 2022 together with non-contributory pensions

The Government is working hard to square the decree law for the expansion of measures to alleviate the effects of the war and the energy crisis. In order to protect the most vulnerable citizens, the Executive will include an extension of the 15% increase in the minimum vital income benefits, in the same way that the incorporation in the text of the increase of a similar volume of pensions is finally confirmed. contributions agreed three weeks ago with Bildu.

The measure, furthermore, will allow the beneficiaries of the benefit to collect from a minimum of 565.37 euros per month -amount provided for an adult without dependent children- up to 1,243.83 euros per month -amount provided for an adult and four or more dependent minors, for two adults and three or more minors or for three adults and two or more minors.

“We are working on the decree of anti-crisis measures. And we are working on increasing the minimum vital income by 15% until the end of the year," said the Minister of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration, José Luis Escrivá, during the press conference on the progress of affiliation in the middle of the month held this Thursday where he stressed that despite the fact that this action is not closed, "a time horizon for the social protection measures that we have designed until the end of the year" is being studied.

In the same way, the incorporation in the decree of the 15% increase for non-contributory Social Security pensions - to which people who are in a situation of economic need are entitled if they have a disability or if they have not contributed to Social Security Social the minimum number of years legally required- will allow these amounts to be raised between 60 euros and 100 euros per month.

Escrivá also referred to the company pension plan bill, which already has the approval of Congress and must now pass its process in the Senate. The minister pointed out that the text is "in conversation with the parliamentary groups", so he still lacks "precise information" in this regard.

Regarding the adequacy of the maximum pension contribution bases, Escrivá recalls that it is an issue that appears in the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan (PRTR) in the second phase of the pension field. The intention of Social Security is to start the social dialogue on this issue next month, once the talks with the self-employed for the modification of the contribution system have concluded.

Not in vain, both measures will be temporary and will serve to more than cover the purchasing power lost by the group in recent months with the CPI above 8%.

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