The Senator recalled eating at 3500 rubles about the horrors of war
The Federation Council member from the Bryansk region Ekaterina Lakhova commented on the proposal of the Saratov Deputy Nikolay Bondarenko, who came to the conclusion that the amount of consumer food basket should be increased. About it reports a local portal Bryansktoday.
Insights about food policy on 3500 roubles a month it is considered populism, and people who are forced to live like this, Lakhova reminded about the war:
I always think about those who fought in the war. People who have experienced the horrors and starvation. What they had in the consumer basket? People survived as best they could. And at the same time, having so much, what are they reasonable, what kind of head they bright! Maybe it is just stress and deprivation cause.
In late October, Bondarenko decided to experiment and live on 3500 roubles a month — the amount of the minimum food basket in the region. Summarizing the interim results, the politician concluded that the amount should significantly increase. “The basket must be at least 10 thousand rubles, a living wage — not less than 20 thousand rubles”, — he said.