Salvini praises Hungary’s family policy

Lega President Matteo Salvini believes that Hungary’s family policy measures are an incentive to have children.

Former Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, president of the right-wing League (Lega) party, Told Radio 24 in Italy that Hungary’s family and youth policy is an example to follow.

Salvini said Hungary’s effective family policy had the best record in Europe for increasing fertility and that its economic instruments had worked well. “Child benefits and tax credits are an incentive to have children, and for me Hungary is an example to follow,” he said.

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The Hungarian government has taken a number of measures to ensure that there are no financial obstacles to starting a family: among others, the family tax benefit, housing assistance for married couples ( CSOK), maternity allowance, assistance with the purchase of a car, the construction of new child care centers and tax exemption for mothers of four children.

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Laura T. Thrasher