Reva: Ukrainians counted 5 billion in “excess” subsidies

Рева: Украинцам насчитали 5 млрд "лишних" субсидий

Payment plan to reduce the size by reducing the rate of gas consumption

For the year 2016 due to the high standards had been written off 15 billion UAH, and last year – 7 billion UAH.

For the first half of 2018 Ukrainians counted excessive subsidies to five billion hryvnia. On Friday, October 5, during the hour of questions to government in Parliament said Minister of social policy Andrei Reva.

“When we take government decisions regarding the standards of gas consumption, we believe the facts: in 2016 was written-off 15 billion UAH due to the high standards, in 2017 – UAH 7 bn in 2018 as of 1 July was excessively accrued subsidies of 5 billion UAH”, – said Reva.

According to him, the reduction of the rate of gas consumption will greatly save resources.

“This is real consumption, which we should have,” added Reva.

The Minister also said that this summer has not extended a subsidy of about 2.5 million households. “It is not denied – we are waiting for them. Please come serve the Declaration, and we are going to talk,” he said.

While Reva said that part of the Ukrainians indicates zero income for receiving subsidies. “I want to remind you that 923 thousand households in Ukraine showed zero income. If you believe these people, they are a penny for a life, I have not” – he said.

Earlier it became known that remittances from abroad which exceeds 50 thousand UAH will be taken into account when calculating the subsidy. In Minsotspolitiki noted that the transfer will be treated by the bodies of social protection of the population as income.

In addition, without subsidies can stay family who are abroad for more than two months, but do not pay a single social contribution.


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