Budget proposal freezes minimum wage, stipends; Labor, Shas, Pensioners threaten to bolt gov't.
Labor ministers threaten to torpedo budget if social clauses not honored; Kadima: Labor using budget to cause crisis.
At present, the cabinet and PM retain the power to decide the nature of a commission of inquiry.
Peretz announces he is seriously considering lending his support to the establishment of a public probe.
Says comptroller must issue opinion if asked by cabinet; PM wants comptroller to probe home front wartime readiness.