Social policy

Welfare entitlements won't be restricted, says minister

Social Policy and Youth Minister Bernardica Juretic said on Saturday that her ministry's budget for this year would not be cut and that all social welfare entitlements would stay the same as last year.

Social policy in 2015 marked by suspension of Family Act, introduction of debt write-off scheme

The government in February adopted an agreement on alleviating financial difficulties of the poorest social groups, estimating that its scheme to write-off household debts of up to HRK 35,000 could cover around 60,000 people.