Europe: Portugal

April 2013
Political Intelligence Briefing;4/9/2013, p30
The article focuses on politics and government in Portugal as of 2013. It states that a no confidence motion filed by Socialist Party was survived by the government of Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho on April 3, 2013. It mentions that the court ruling of Portuguese Constitutional Court to struck down the budget provision to suspend holiday bonuses for pensioners and public sector workers on April 8, 2013 force the prime minister to find other ways to cut spending.


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