LDPR deputies submitted to the State Duma a bill on additional indexation of pensions during the year. About this in your Telegram told one of the authors of the document, head of the committee on labor and social policy Yaroslav Nilov.
Among other things, according to the idea of parliamentarians, social pensions will have to be indexed annually from April 1, taking into account the increase in the living wage of a pensioner over the past year. In addition, it is proposed to index pensions from July 1 if the inflation rate over the past year exceeds the growth rate of the subsistence minimum.
“This is what the president suggested – to ensure indexation at least once a year, which is not provided for by the current legislation,” Nilov explained.
On January 4, the Kremlin released a list of instructions from President Vladimir Putin, according to which the government was instructed to submit proposals on the indexation of pensions for working pensioners by February 1. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has been appointed responsible for this issue.
On December 29, Putin agreed to consider the issue of indexing the pensions of working pensioners. He agreed to think about this in response to the proposal of the chairman of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia (FNPR) Mikhail Shmakov, who asked the president to return to this topic and, possibly, give instructions to the government. “You are absolutely right that this is an issue that requires additional consideration,” Putin commented.
The government of Mishustin and the Ministry of Finance in 2020 officially spoke out against indexing the pensions of working pensioners. This issue was also worked out in the government of Dmitry Medvedev in 2018-2019, but the then Cabinet came to the conclusion that there was no money for this.