Parliament approves amendments on TV licensing law

Parliament approved on Thursday a series of amendments on the government’s TV licensing law which concern the formation of a new board of the National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV).

SYRIZA, ANEL and the Democratic Coalition voted “Yes” on the amendment to suspend article 2A, while New Democracy, Golden Dawn and Potami voted “No”. The Centrists’ Union and the Communist Party voted “Present”.

On the amendment to include NCRTV in the decision on the number of licenses that should be issued and their starting price during the auction, SYRIZA, ANEL, the Democratic Coalition and Potami voted “Yes”, while New Democracy, Golden Dawn and the Centrists’ Union voted “No”. The Communist Party voted “present”.