Calabria, Cinquestelle proposal to cut funding to regional groups


By John

Squeeze on funds allocated to groups in the Regional Council and reuse of savings for social and environmental purposes in Calabria. The bill signed by the five-star regional councilor Francesco Afflitto was born with these purposes. The provision intends to modify the current legislation, reducing the contribution in favor of the individual regional councilor from 5 thousand per year to 3 thousand euros per year, eliminating the allocation of the contribution of 0.05 euros per inhabitant to the council groups and also reducing also the budget for the staff of special groups and structures.

«In total – we read in the explanatory report of Afflitto's bill – an overall cost saving is estimated, for all councilors and for the entire duration of the legislature, of approximately 3.3 million euros”.