Today (11th), the party decided to pay at least 6 million won per person to 3.7 million small business owners and self-employed people who were affected by the corona business restrictions.

At a briefing after discussion with the parliamentary government this morning, floor leader Kwon Seong-dong of the People's Power said, "We have requested that 3.7 million people be paid at least 6 million won to all self-employed, small business owners, and small and medium-sized enterprises with sales of 3 billion won or less." "The government accepted that part." did," he said.

He explained, "Since it is at least 6 million won, there will be a 'plus alpha (+α)' from 6 million won by industry.

The Presidential Takeover Committee announced on the 28th of last month that it would provide differential subsidies to small business owners, but was criticized for breaking the promise of President Yoon during the presidential election, 'just and complete compensation for losses using financial funds of more than 50 trillion won'. There is.

Accordingly, it is observed that the party has shifted to a more active support policy in this discussion.

The party also decided to raise the loss compensation correction rate from the current 90% to 100% and raise the quarterly lower limit from the current 500,000 won to 1 million won.

In addition, it was decided to temporarily provide an emergency living subsidy of 750,000 to 1 million won to 2.25 million households from the low-income and vulnerable classes.

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In addition, the People's Power requested that preferential support to the travel industry, performance exhibition industry, and air transport industry, which were excluded from compensation for losses last time, and measures to support farmers and fishermen who are suffering from price hikes should be included in this supplementary budget.

However, for after-school school workers in elementary school, we plan to discuss with the Ministry of Education and the Office of Education to come up with a support plan using the educational financial grants reflected in this supplementary budget.

The scale of the second supplementary budget is '33 trillion won + α', and when combined with the last first supplementary budget, it is expected to exceed 50 trillion won.

"At the time of the last presidential election, President Yoon Seok-yeol and the people's power promised full compensation of '50 trillion won + Alpha' to small business owners and the self-employed by the government's executive order," said Kwon.

He said, "It cannot be compared to the pain and sacrifice of many small business owners, self-employed people, and many people who have been in the blind spot for corona support for over two years, but I hope this supplementary budget bill will give the people courage and hope to stand up again." said.

When asked whether they would consider issuing additional government bonds to finance the supplementary budget, Sung Il-jong, chairman of the policy committee, answered "no".

He continued, "This supplementary budget is a supplementary budget that fulfills President Yoon's promises of restoration and hope."

The meeting, which was held for the first time since the inauguration of the Yun Seok-yeol government, was attended by National Power Minority Leader Kwon Kwon, Policy Committee Chairman Seong Il-jong, and Preliminary Committee Chairman Lee Jong-bae, and from the government, Deputy Prime Minister Choo Kyung-ho and Minister of Strategy and Finance, etc.

In his remarks, Deputy Prime Minister Chu said, "This supplementary budget has been organized in three directions: complete loss compensation, reinforcement of quarantine requirements, and stability of the people's livelihood and prices." said.

Regarding supplementary budget resources, he said, "We reviewed the execution performance of all discretionary expenditures from the beginning, pushed forward the expenditure restructuring of the main budget appropriation project, and tried to discover all available financial resources such as the world surplus and the Bank of Korea surplus as much as possible."

This supplementary budget bill is scheduled to be submitted to the National Assembly on the 13th after the cabinet meeting tomorrow.

(Photo = National Assembly Photo Reporters, Yonhap News)