PSD pasted Costa's budget proposal to Sócrates. Left approved document

PSD pasted Costa's budget proposal to Sócrates. Left approved document

ANTÓNIO COTRIM/LUSA

Fourth proposal of the Socialist Government passed once more generally with the votes of the parliamentary left and PAN. PSD criticizes electioneering, remembering "folly" of 2009

That's it: the Socialist Government's fourth budget has once again passed in general terms with the votes of the parliamentary left (PS, BE, PCP and PEV) and the single MP of the PAN.

In what is the last budget of the legislature, the right accused the Government of electioneering, and from there onwards the name of José Sócrates was to be remembered and the socialist spending invoked. The final intervention of Minister Vieira da Silva was accompanied by persistent objections, with deputies shouting insistently: "And 2010? And Sócrates?" And when Vieira da Silva - who was part of these executives - argued that the PS liberated the country of the European Union sanctions, the right-wing parties exploded: "Be ashamed! Minister of Sócrates, be ashamed!" shouted the deputy and leader of the PSD in the district of Viseu, Pedro Alves.

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