ECONOMY

Parliament to vote for 2015 budget on Dec 7

Greek Parliament was expected to vote for the 2015 budget on December 7, it emerged on Thursday. The voting procedure was expected to start at midnight.

The budget’s final draft was expected to be discussed by the House’s finance committee starting on November 25, before reaching the House on December 3 for debate.

The budget was expected to be tabled by Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis on Friday. The bill had not secured the approval of the country’s creditors and was expected to be based on the midterm fiscal plan agreed by the Greek government and the troika.