Pensioners MK threatens to leave coalition

MK Moshe Sharoni from the Gil Pensioners Party threatened on Monday morning to leave the coalition over issues of bread prices and state funding for pensioners. Sharoni also threatened to vote against the state budget when it is brought to the Knesset plenum on Monday morning for its first reading. The 7.11% rise in the price of bread was approved by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.