Controversy as Italian Parliaments' Salaries are the Highest of Europe - Page 3
The leader of Italy of Values, Antonio Di Pietro, there is no distinction of cutting immediately and asks: "Now it is also written in black and white, in the work of the Giovannini Committee - says - Italian parliamentarians are those with the highest privileges's in Europe. What are we waiting to cut them? Because when it comes to pay the pensioners, workers and the poorer classes, the Parliament is immediately cross-party agreement, but when it comes to cutting their privileges, must wait for the results of a commission? ". Even the president of the Greens, Angelo Bonelli, "the cuts are made without any ifs and buts."
In the many controversies erupted at this time, the Istat president Enrico Giovannini, who led the commission, defends himself: "We have faced difficulties because of the pay structure in various different countries. If you look only to the benefits you can do an average. But there are also other things: entertainment, goods and services, all of which are treated differently in different countries. It impossible to media".
In short, the picture is still uncertain. And the controversy over cost-cutting policy, are bound to continue.
Italy's political system needs to regain credibility and dignity. The government Monti has been called to govern in order to give a change of course is the economic policy in the sense that the noblest and highest form of understanding as a service to the welfare of a country. It will not be easy to overcome the many vetoes and the cross-fire privileges accumulated over time and never deleted. The bet for Monti is very high and difficult .