Main opposition New Democracy (ND) and Popular Orthodox Rally (LA.OS), deputies on Thursday asked that Administrative Reform Minister Dimitris Reppas be called to appear before the Parliament's Public Administration committee in order to give explanations on the way of implementation of the reserve labour in the public sector "especially after the recent reaction of the majority of the 151 entities (initially affected by the plan), that they don't have surplus staff" as well as the procedures on the 30 percent cut in ministries' organic units and the abolition of thousands of organic positions.

The relevant petition also that the president of the Civil Service Hiring Examination Board (ASEP) also be called to appear in order to brief the members of the committee on how the independent authority will make the evaluations of the redundant staff given that there are no legislated, transparent and objective criteria.