The €60 support for vulnerable families – created to mitigate the impact of rising food prices – It will reach more than 280,000 families in Maycompared to the 200,000 that was initially estimated, When was the extension of support announced?.
In statements to prefix meaning environmentThe Minister of Labor, Ana Mendes Godinho, said that the world of people who will receive this “check” is higher after all, covering “about 280,000 people”.
The official explained that this increase compared to the initially planned number came as a result of “passing data from households that do not have a social tariff.”
It is reported that in April, a subsidy of 60 euros was paid to 762,320 families benefiting from the social electricity tariff. In May, the subsidy will be paid to recipients of minimum social benefits who are not covered by the social energy tariff..
On April 13, in presenting the state budget proposal for 2022 (OE2022), the government expected the subsidy to cover 830,000 families in a total of two months, and this number should now be higher.
This action will have an accompanying cost of 55 million euros, according to the OE2022 proposal.
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