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Portuguese Pensioners to Get Some Small Relief

Page created: Friday, 18 December 2015 8:47 GMT

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Family Allowances  Pensions  Welfare

LISBON, Portugal — Portugal’s new Socialist government has announced pension increases for around 2 million people as part of its drive to reverse austerity measures adopted during the country’s recent financial crisis.
The government also announced an increase in family allowances of between 2 and 3.5 percent and rises in some other welfare payments.