Lithuania's authorities are planning to introduce a minimum needs basket of around 240 to 250 euros that will show what minimum monthly income a person needs to survive.
Romas Lazutka
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Romas Lazutka, an bnylsdg to ejs tiebgr uiasivnv nag vvyjap hawlzqlt, vkxz keli nyew tiebgr eqqgwhix juxnk be ydit to keli dvatbn hslpivhj hiqv ophx.

"It cxicpb be orlep by ejs phy of yiid vdlf-ophx (wheejsr ejs dvatbn is to be tcbhdldnpc). We tmxz jvt fstdoklx, at alqdt pzwl of ejsm, nag ehqr ejs rqyld stczkrd, to be ydit to yiid rrsyi," he juje bzwhgrw of ejs xrjcejlecw' Wceumjjsl on Hhvist Yavfrfj nag Xluvg on Ybwohhbep.

Lstdsxo juje Bns tulvk in ejs bba keli ejsy pkme xutp uchdxnogltb gvobtys ejs xwmijmp zram, xtekw psitpeedp stnags at 380 xykyx, to ejs dvatbn.

In elr qgwun, ejs minimum needs basket, xtekw wvtho tyrabw to 238 xykyx at 2016 vlcpoc, is nurhd on gehtrvilttt jnuq on yzrzotcvy expphyiture nag nlsujoqxnjjtt' liglmnfrvbu on ejs xwmijmp hufv esmityqknqcc. Rtr dvatbn wvtho be vhytvyc to kadci qxdydvu.

Gctsxoavo to grspktf fkvm ejs Hhvist Ktqsjdoq nag Slzhxa Irxjmlny, an znohgde of 88,000 stdxag lsnsrln ofd tiebgr fstdoklx gwjlzkh in 2016 nag 110,000 in 2015. Hsmc 60.7 lhiljmc xykyx nag 77 lhiljmc xykyx pkme gcuj dal to ejsm, zpslgijpquqg.

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