Sumy people are outraged by the new rules for the appointment of subsidies. Numerous queues, many references, damaged nerves. In the regional center, almost a third of families have already lost the help from the state.
“Throughout Ukraine, according to our data, about 2 million people have “cut off” from the subsidy. Thousands of people have the right to social protection. But in this decree there are many absurd, illogical moments that violate the Constitution of Ukraine,” Mykola Voitenko, deputy of the Sumy Regional Council from the OPPOSITION BLOC, told on the ATV channel.
At least five hundred people daily come to the City Department of Social Protection of the population, and the same number are consulted here by phone. Sumy citizens complain about the problematic nature of the paperwork, and are outraged by the conditions of the May resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers on changes in the appointment and accrual of state aid for the reimbursement of utility bills. They say that because of this people massively losing subsidies.
“Many of people have changed the composition of the family: people have been registered, have been cancelled registration, have changed family circumstances, and this has affected the purpose of the subsidies. You also need to apply to social security agencies for those who actually do not live in an apartment or house, internally displaced persons, tenants who are not working or not employed at work. There are problems for women who do not live with their former husbands, but who are considered parents of children, in accordance with the law, ” Natalia Herasimenko, head of the citizens’ reception department of the city’s Social Protection Department said.
With complaints about the loss of subsidies, residents of the region and residents of the region are turning to the deputies. Nikolai Voitenko says that now this problem is one of the most serious and therefore many people come to the public reception of deputies from the OPPOSITION BLOC.
“At the initiative of our faction, an appeal was sent from the deputies of the regional council to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to remove absurd norms so that people could receive subsidies. But it has not yet been considered. Moreover, every year the state subvention for subsidizing the population is reduced by 20 billion UAH. Next year, it will already be just over 30 billion UAH. Taking into account all these facts, I am sure that in the upcoming elections, the population will assess the Ukrainian reformers and many of them will go to political oblivion. Ukrainians will no longer continue to mock at themselves,” the oppositionist summarized.