01 April 2020 – MPs, Government, Government Agency Chiefs go without pay during National COVID Emergency

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Fiscal policy; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Bulgarian Parliament

Overview: MPs, cabinet ministers, advisers in their political cabinets and heads of state agencies in Bulgaria give up their salaries since April 1. By the end of the state of emergency declared in Bulgaria until May 12, they will remit their remuneration to the Ministry of Health, the parliament decided by a majority of over 2/3. The money will be used in the fight to prevent and treat Covid-19.
Full details here: http://www.bta.bg/en/c/DF/id/2185083

Type of Justification: No justification given