The Finance Ministry has proposed to pay from the budget hotel rooms of category “Suite” only officials of the highest rank. This will save up to 700 million rubles a year, explained to “Vedomosti”.
Currently, the payment in double rooms reimbursed to all civil servants of a category “heads”, others on business trips pay for one room. The Agency proposes to limit the list to the highest ranks. For example, in the presidential administration at the Deluxe room will be able to claim its Director and his deputies, including the press Secretary of the President. In the government first Deputy, Deputy press Secretary to the Prime Minister, the head of his Protocol and chief of staff of the Board of MIC.
In the case of the adoption of the amendments of the “suites” will lose the presidential Plenipotentiary representatives in Federal districts, the assistant to the President and the head of his Protocol.
In early December of 2016, the government has banned officials to buy cars with engines over 200 horsepower. According to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the changes are designed to reduce the appetite, some agencies allow themselves to “excessive spending of public funds”.
In September 2015, the Prime Minister signed a decree prohibiting Ministers and Deputy Ministers to buy the budget cars worth more than 2.5 million rubles and smartphones more than 15 thousand rubles.