Opposition MPs Urge Government to React to Energy Prices Hike

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The measures must be prompt, said Bulj, who warned that a litre of oil was “a hundred percent more expensive” than last year and that its price was closer to HRK 20 than 15.

The MP noted that Croatian citizens paid the highest prices in Europe for a litre of petrol..

Due to the rise in energy prices we are at risk of poverty, food prices will rise uncontrollably, said Bulj and told the government that it wasn’t the citizens fault that no one controlled the profit margins of traders who deal with petroleum.

MP Mirela Ahmetović (SDP) and some other MPs from the opposition also called for the prompt  government’s reaction to the rise in energy prices.

MP calls for president’s comment on euro referendum

Marijan Pavliček (HS) called on President Zoran Milanović to say whether the introduction of the euro should be decided by individuals in their offices or by the Croatian people in a referendum, calling him the “main political pundit”.

He recalled that the signatures for the referendum on the introduction of the euro would be collected from 24 October.

Census: Comments from field

Dragana Jeckov (SDSS) recalled that the census lasts a few more days and warned that the information from the field wasn’t great.

Presenting the situation in Zagreb, Vukovar, Obrovac and Karlovac, she said that citizens reported that many enumerators hadn’t followed the instructions given by the national statistical office (DZS), with cases of the nationality being filled in advance, and of enumerators not carrying laptops or not wanting to enumerate absent household members.

She called on enumerators, controllers and the DZS to do their job objectively, transparently and without emotional reactions.


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