Labour minister pledge to look into expanding benefits for 1974 combatants

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Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou has promised to look into extending benefits to war combatants from 1974, after complaints that the honorary allowance is too low and does not cover all people who think they should be eligible.

The honorary allowance to combatants and prisoners of war was instituted a year ago.

The amount is considered too low, and it’s been proposed that it be replaced by a minimum of €20.

The amount of the honorary allowance depends on a person’s pension: the higher the pension, the lower the allowance.

In parliament, a...


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Labour minister pledge to look into expanding benefits for 1974 combatants


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