Pensioners

HDZ set to halve HRT subscription fee to pensioners

The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)  on Wednesday expanded its election promises by adding a promise to pensioners whose pensions amount to less than 3,000 kuna and to those receiving social welfare that their Croatian national broadcaster (HRT) subscription fees would be reduced by half.

Pensioners present demands ahead of Croatian parliamentary elections

Croatian pensioners and elderly persons are the third poorest in the European Union and over the past eight years their pensions have been practically frozen, two pensioners' associations said on Monday, asking political parties to take positions on their demands ahead of next month's parliamentary election.

Pensioners won't support pension reforms

"That policy is not right and BUZ won't support it," Spika said in parliament after a break which the BUZ/HSLS bench, which is part of the ruling Patriotic Coalition, and several other parliamentary groups requested to discuss that topic.