The rich and poor political leaders

The rich and poor political leaders

Athens, May 12, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Spiros Sideris

Even with great delay, were made public and posted on the website of the House, the asset means declarations for the year 2013 (for use of 2012) by politicians.

At the time the asset means declarations were filed to the appropriate Parliamentary Committee, the head of The River, Stavros Theodorakis, and the president of the Union of Centrist, Vassilis Leventis, had not been elected, and therefore their statements are not included in the “package” that was given yesterday in publicity.

Although in 2012 Dimitris Koutsoubas was not a member of a national delegation, his asset means declaration has been made public, as secretary general of the CC of KKE.

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos declares, together with his wife, a total income of 85,000 euros. He declares 17,30 euro deposits at the National Bank and his wife 7.819 euros in three banks. They own four properties (two houses, an apartment and a pasture). He owns two private cars: 2,000 cc and 3,500 cc.

The president and prime minister of SYRIZA Alexis Tsipras declares 69,324 euros income (the 66,700 from the parliamentary allowance and 2,460 from other incomes). He appears no changes in his real estate property and he owns a 114 sqm apartment in Kypseli. He has deposits at the National Bank amounting to 7099 euros. He owns a BMW with a 652 cc engine.

The president of New Democracy, leader of the main opposition, Kyriakos Mitsotakis-who at the time of his statement was Administrative Reform Minister, declared a total income of 81,601 euro. HE has 21 entries in properties, of which he is either the sole owned or holds an ownership share (including a house of 570 sq.m) his deposits of the National Bank and HSBC reach the amount of 162 256 euro. He owns a car, 1390 cubic meters, which he acquired in 2011.

The secretary general of the Golden Dawn Nikolaos Michaloliakos declares, along with his wife, Eleni Zaroulia, 271.050 euro income (the 41,000 euros himself and 46.179 euro his wife from their parliamentary allowances and the remainder by other revenue). They have 183.372 euro in deposits. He is an individual business owner and his wife is a shareholder in a public limited company inherited in 2002. They have 10 real estate records (including four shops and two apartments).

The head of the Democratic coalition and president of PASOK Fofi Gennimata declares, along with her husband, 70.804 euros income, while they have entries in 29 properties. She owns two houses, 258 sq.m. and 62 sq.m, holds 219 shares of the National Bank and the Astir Palace, totaling 400 euros, and 5,200 euro in deposits. Her husband owns a car worth 24,561 euro.

The secretary general of the KKE Dimitris Koutsoumpas delacres an income together with his wife of about 44,000 euros. They have six real estate at their name (including an apartment of 105 square meters). They have deposits of about 12,500 euros.

The president of ANEL Panos Kammenos declares a total income, together with his wife, of 179,493 euro (72,231 euro from the parliamentary compensation and 72,000 euros from rents, while his wife 32,967 euro income and 2,100 from rents). He has 21 real entries (including 11 offices, 50% ownership in apartments totaling 509 sq.m.). His deposits amount to 44,439 euro, 16 pounds and 80 dollars. He owns a 6,000 cc car and another 5,000 cc, while his wife drives a 2,000 cc car. They have an inflatable open-type boat 8,3 m in length.

Former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras declares 112.418 euro annual income and 65,664 euro his wife. He has the full ownership of two apartments and a plot and his wife full ownership in three apartments. They also declare joint ownership in six more properties and plots. He holds 3,500 shares of ANEL shipping company, and his wife 300 shares of Smatstore AE. He has deposits of 141,040 euro and 4,796 pounds and his wife 38,660 euro.

Former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos declares a 256.416 euro income, has entries in 13 properties (including 10 he owns completely) and 16 entries in stock movements. His declared deposits reach a figure of about 1.5 million euro.

Increased deposits in relation to the past shows the asset means declaration of George Papandreou, which includes three new bank accounts in the United States (both his and one of his wife). All bank accounts are in Bank of America. The first two belong to the former prime minister and include one with 120,448.58 dollars and a second with 19 922 dollars, while the third account belongs to his wife and contains just 1,536.14 dollars.

Among the losers of the PSI of 2012 is the former Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis, as the value of Greek government bonds he held was clipped. According to his statement, Mr Karamanlis held state bonds with a 300,261.37 euro acquisition value, but their valuation now is 67524 euro, due to the PSI.