The opposition Jobbik-Conservatives party has initiated a parliamentary debate day to be held on “normal wages” next Tuesday.
Jobbik plans to “make the Orban government face the way they are pushing our country into poverty”, the party said in a statement on Monday.
“The Orbán government’s economic policy is marked by record-high inflation in the EU, price caps making the life of retail owners impossible, and catastrophic wages are turning Hungary into the poorest country in Europe,” it said.
“It is not the EU hindering us from living better, but our own government, which is unacceptable,” the party said.
The government should take steps, as its policy based on cheap workforce didn’t pan out. Emigration has become so heavy that the workforce shortage can only be offset with guest workers from the east, Jobbik said.
Fully 86 percent of Hungarian consumers are cutting back on spending, according to an EY consultants survey conducted in January and February, details HERE.