The expert supported the idea of the EP on the voluntary relinquishment of pension increase for Deputy status
The idea of preserving benefits for the elderly regardless of the fact their retirement and the willingness of MPs to voluntarily give up the retirement preferences is an important initiative of “United Russia” on the eve of a new stage of its consideration by the state Duma of changes in the pension legislation, says a member of the Public chamber, a political analyst Maxim Grigoriev.
“In the minds of the population had confidence in the fact that deputies and senators receive large pensions, but make decisions and changes in pension legislation that they themselves are not affected. Like, if they have large pensions — they can easily go for it, and it was an absolute indictment of the “United Russia”, — said Grigoriev the newspaper LOOK.
“Because of the decision taken at the meeting, the proposal that the deputies and senators of the “United Russia” voluntarily abandon the relevant part of pension — allowances for their status and will receive a pension on a common basis with citizens of the Russian Federation, largely knocks this political counter-theses, which is used against the “United Russia” and other parties. This is the first step,” — said the Agency interlocutor.