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Carnival bank holiday proposal defeated

in News · 22-01-2017 06:47:00 · 0 Comments


A proposal by the government’s leftist alliance partners to reintroduce Carnival as a bank holiday has been defeated in Parliament.

Carnival bank holiday proposal defeated

 

The ruling Socialists were supported by the centre-right Social and Christian Democrats in voting against the proposal.

 

The Social Democrats meanwhile had a law of their own defeated.

 

The bill called for all bank holidays falling on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to passed on to the following Monday to boost productivity.

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Edition 1416
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