Hungarian families outside Budapest have been granted the same utility fee caps as those living in the capital. This new measure is part of the government's effort to maintain family protection measures despite ongoing challenges such as the delayed energy purchase from Russia. In addition to discussing the energy situation, Prime Minister Orbán spoke out against attempts to restrict the independence, powers, and sovereignty of countries, highlighting the importance of the Europe of nations.
New utility fee caps for families outside Budapest
The Hungarian government has announced that families living outside Budapest will now have the same utility fee caps as those living within the capital. This measure is designed to support families and ensure greater equity across the nation.
Challenges in the energy sector
Orbán acknowledged the challenges facing Hungary's energy sector, including a delay in energy purchased from Russia which affects pricing. Despite these challenges, the government will ensure that there is enough energy available to households when the heating season begins, in part by topping up storage facilities.
The importance of the Europe of nations
In his remarks, Prime Minister Orbán emphasized the importance of the Europe of nations and warned against attempts to restrict the independence, powers, and sovereignty of countries. He argued that the only cure is for nations to be strengthened, which is the basis of western culture and what made the West great. In his view, the globalists are trying to eliminate nations, and all nations must be cautious in standing up for their sovereignty.
Questions & Answers
What is the utility fee cap in Budapest? The utility fee cap is a limit on the amount that can be charged for utilities such as gas, water, and electricity. It has been available in Budapest but is now being granted to people outside the capital as well.
Are there any family protection measures in place in Hungary? Yes, the government is trying to maintain family protection measures despite the ongoing war. These measures include the utility fee cap mentioned above.
Is there enough energy available for the heating season in Hungary? According to Prime Minister Orbán, there will be enough energy available when the heating season begins. Storage facilities are being topped up to ensure this.
What is the delay affecting the price of energy purchased from Russia? The price of energy purchased from Russia is affected by a delay, with both price cuts and price increases appearing a couple of months later, as per Prime Minister Orbán.