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PSD accuses Costa of “appalling incompetence” in governance

This Tuesday, the PSD accused the Prime Minister of “appalling incompetence in governance” and challenged him to accept Luís Montenegro’s challenge for a pact to reduce the IRS for young people in the coming years.

“Almost two years of absolute majority and the achievement of having a government even worse than what it had with the ‘apparatus'”, criticized the parliamentary leader of the PSD, Joaquim Miranda Sarmento, at the beginning of the debate about Chega’s motion of censure within the government.

Miranda Sarmento brought up examples in healthcare and education to question whether more money is being spent in these areas because it is not improving outcomes.

“This is proof of your atrocious incompetence in governance,” he accused.

The PSD parliamentary leader also accused António Costa of having obtained permission from the Ministers of Health, Education and Higher Education in recent weeks.

“They now have the story that it takes time to solve problems. This is criticism of you as you have been there for eight years and have failed to solve the problems,” he said.

The PSD parliamentary leader stated that “PSD is not the party of motions, but the party of solutions,” and challenged António Costa to respond to the party’s tax cut proposals that will be debated and voted on on Wednesday.

“Is it available to cut the IRS in 2023? Is it also available for the pact that Dr. Luis Montenegro proposed last week to provide stability to the taxation of young people?”, he asked, referring to a request for understanding, so that the The maximum rate for young people up to 35 years of age is set at a maximum of 15%, for a period of 15 to 20 year.

Miranda Sarmento also asked the Prime Minister for clarification on the Santa Casa da Misericórdia – “what responsibility the government has for the collapse of the institution” – and on the situation of the Secretary General of the Ministry of Defense, who despite his appointment to office stays. defendant.

António Costa chose to respond jointly at the end of the first round of eight requests for clarification, one for each parliamentary group and one alternate, with no questions asked to Chega.

Author: DN/Lusa

Source: DN

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