Parliament Passes Omnibus Bill with Slim Majority

Parliament Passes Omnibus Bill with Slim Majority

 The Greek Parliament passed on Thursday with a slim majority the omnibus bill, bringing changes to public sector employment, including transfers and layoffs, a new tax code as well as administrative reforms, the Athens News Agency reported.
The bill passed with the votes of the MPs of New Democracy and PASOK.A total of 153 MPs in the 293-seat chamber backed the bill.
PASOK deputy Paris Koukoulopoulos voted against article 81 pertaining to the dissolution of the municipal police service, while veteran politician from the same party Apostolos Kaklamanis was absent from the vote itself.
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