'M5S won, give us basic income' say Puglia residents

Queues at job centres, union advice offices

(ANSA) - Bari, March 8 - Several residents of Puglia on Wednesday and Thursday reporredly went to job centres and union tax advice offices and demanded the basic income that is a central plank in the platform of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S), which came first in Sunday's general election.
    At the Porta Futura job centre in Bari, around 50 people, mainly young persons, asked for the forms to fill out to get the basic income of 780 euros a month.

    The M5S, which swept southern Italy in the elections, said the story was fake news. 
    photo: M5S leader Luigi Di Maio