'Party for those living in hardship' formed

Parliament

A new political party called Nehezen Élők Pártja (“Party of Those Living with Hardships;” NÉP) has been founded, reports Népszabadság. It was formed in Harasztifalu, a village in Vas County with the population of 160 people only six kilometers from the Austrian border. It is not Hungary’s poorest settlement and its unemployment rate is zero, adds the paper.

The party was initiated by Deputy Mayor Péter Szenkovits. Although has has never been a member of any party before, he thought it was time to show that majority-elected government is politically and economically elite-oriented. The founders of the NÉP aim to prevent a “half dictatorship” from forming, which they think is now threatening the country.

ADVERTISEMENT

Farm, food industry confidence improves slightly in Q2 Analysis

Farm, food industry confidence improves slightly in Q2

Gov't allocates funding to plan, build 850 km of cycle paths Government

Gov't allocates funding to plan, build 850 km of cycle paths

Skanska commercial dev unit names new EVP of operations Hung... Appointments

Skanska commercial dev unit names new EVP of operations Hung...

Zsa Zsa Gabor's ashes buried in Budapest City

Zsa Zsa Gabor's ashes buried in Budapest

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.