Over 80% of Spaniards support lower taxes on electricity and a rise in the minimum wage

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Over 80% of Spaniards support lower taxes on electricity and a rise in the minimum wage
Over 80% of Spaniards support lower taxes on electricity and a rise in the minimum wage. image: Wikipedia

Over 80% of Spaniards say they would support lowering taxes on electricity and a rise in the minimum wage.

An overwhelming majority of Spaniards, more than 80%, agree with two of the measures adopted by the Government this week. The first was a proposal to reduce taxes on electricity and the second was an increase in the minimum wage (SMI).

This is was clear from the results of the survey which was conducted by Gad3 for media outlet, NIUS.

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The series of measures include a cut in the electricity monthly bills, with 83.5% of Spaniards approving of this decision- according to the GAD3 survey, only 14.3% were against this measure.

Also this week, an increase in the SMI of 15 euros was finally signed off. An agreement on this matter has been reached with the unions. The survey revealed that 85.5% of people were in favour of increasing the minimum wage compared to 11.4% who think it is not a good idea.

In the case of the rising price of electricity, the assessment is even more overwhelming as 91.6% of those surveyed believe that the government had mismanaged the situation.


 

 


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