Strache Claims Cut in Subsidies

People ♦ Published: January 23, 2012; 18:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

The chairman of the Austrian opposition party FPÖ criticized the government fiercely for its fiscal policy.

Strache Claims Cut in Subsidies / Picture: © / Press Photo

According to Heinz-Christian Strache, a major cut in subsidies would be possible. Strache criticizes that the government does not consider a cut in public spending, but “only talks about new taxes”. “We have to stop that. We have the highest tax quota of the Second Republic."

Instead of a “debt brake”, Strache aims for installing a “subsidy brake”. With 6.5% of its…