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Parliamentary question - E-002931/2023Parliamentary question

Combating poverty

Question for written answer  E-002931/2023
to the Commission
Rule 138
Nadine Morano (PPE)

The 17th Barometric Study on Poverty and Economic Precariousness by Secours Populaire reveals that almost 30 % of Europeans consider themselves to be in a precarious situation, with numbers differing considerably between Member States (as high as 49 % in Greece, compared with 22 % in France). 39 % of Europeans have given up buying meat and 10 % have resorted to using food banks.

These alarming figures can be explained by the repercussions of high inflation on purchasing power over the past 2 years, and the rise in energy prices caused by the war in Ukraine and the green transition.

In view of the above:

Submitted: 4.10.2023

Last updated: 9 October 2023
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