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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Vyacheslav Volodin: In the Duma the odds all the same

The party “United Russia” must hear those who are in the minority, and to improve the quality of adopted laws. This was stated by Vyacheslav Volodin, who “United Russia” offers on a post of the Chairman of the state Duma of the seventh convocation. At the first meeting of the faction of the EP approved candidates for leadership positions in Parliament. Among those positions were also MPs and newcomers Natalia Poklonskaya and Gennady Onishchenko.

United Russia” from Friday to Sunday, is holding a seminar-workshop on the site of the University of Sberbank in Moscow Anosino. It opened on the eve of the meeting of the faction.

First Deputy head of the presidential administration Vyacheslav Volodin put forward by the EP for the post of speaker of the state Duma, said in Parliament each have the right of legislative initiative, so regardless of the position of Deputy work it needs to be effective.

“To hear those who are in the minority”

“A lot depends on each MP: how he organized, how deeply immersed in the agenda and feels the needs of society”

“The task facing the leadership of the state Duma committees. First and foremost, it is very much depends on each MP: how he organized, how deeply immersed in the agenda and feels the needs of society”, – said Volodin.

He called on the MPs to justify their work to advance the confidence of the voter. Volodin admitted that it is not “just”, therefore it is necessary to organize work of a faction so that “increased the quality of laws.” Moreover, in the adoption of laws necessary zero reading should be a dialogue with all the social media and representatives of civil society institutions.

Vyacheslav Volodin has reminded that started his political career as an ordinary MP. “In the Duma, the chances of all the same,” he said, adding that such a large fraction of the EP has never been and we need to make laws “for which all of us were not ashamed.”

He drew attention to the fact that in the negotiations on behalf of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin managed to reach a consensus and parity representation in the committees that largely bases their decisions and will allow us to get away from mistakes, and allow you to hear those who voted for other parties, but remained in the minority.” “We need to hear those who are in the minority,” – said Volodin.

“If we arrange the work so that it was productive to quality of laws has grown to when making laws was in constant dialogue with all social environments civil society institutions that were a zero reading (bills), all this will certainly influence the quality of decision-making, and this can only be done together”, he concluded.

Distribution of posts

Head of the parliamentary faction of the EP was approved by Vladimir Vasiliev, and his Deputy Andrei Isayev. Faction unanimously approved the list of candidates who the party will nominate for leadership positions in the state Duma of the seventh convocation. The procedure will take place on 5 October during the first meeting of the lower house of Parliament.

For the posts of Deputy heads of the state Duma United Russia nominate five candidates: first Deputy speaker of the chamber of last convocation Alexander Zhukov, the Secretary of the General Council of the party Sergei Neverov, Vladimir Vasiliev (both occupied a similar position in the sixth convocation of the Duma, Irina Yarovaya, formerly head of the Duma Committee for security and combating corruption, and TV presenter Peter Tolstoy, the first time izbivshego in Parliament.

Was also endorsed candidates for the posts of heads of Duma committees. Under the so-called package agreement on the distribution of senior posts in the state Duma between the factions, the representatives of the EP got the posts of chairmen of 13 committees 26. In comparison with the state Duma of the previous convocation the total number of committees was reduced to four.

So, for the post of head of the joint Committee on state building and constitutional, civil, criminal, arbitration and procedural legislation put forward Pavel Krasheninnikov (in the sixth convocation he headed the Committee on civil law), the Committee on security and combating corruption – the former first Deputy head of the Investigative Committee Vasily Piskarev, the Committee on education and science Vyacheslav Nikonov (led in the past to convene a separate Committee on education, the Chairman of the Committee on science was to spywares Valery Chereshnev).

As expected, the commander of airborne troops Vladimir Shamanov will be appointed head of the defense Committee, and Andrey Makarov, who is the Chairman at the last convocation of the Committee on budget and taxes again nominated for this post, as Pavel Zavalny – to head the energy Committee. The Committee on transport and construction will be headed by Yevgeny moskvichyov (still, there were two separate Committee, Moskvichev headed the Committee on transport, Chairman of the Committee on land relations and construction was a Communist Alexey Russian). The candidature of Ildar Gilmutdinov will be submitted to the head of the Committee for nationalities.

Representatives of the Russian popular front (onf) Nikolai Nikolaev, Olga Savastianova, Dmitry Morozov appointed by the chairmen of the committees on natural resources, property and land relations, on rules and health. The two co-chairs of the Central headquarters of the popular front Stanislav Govorukhin and Olga Timofeeva proposed for the posts of heads of committees for culture (Govorukhin was its Chairman in the last convocation), and on ecology and environmental protection.

Thus, the “United Russia” will offer seven new chairmen for the posts of heads of Duma committees, two of them (Gilmutdinov and Timofeeva have experience of parliamentary work, and five (Piskarev, Shamans, Nikolaev, Sevastyanova, Morozov) was elected to Parliament for the first time.

Ex-the Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya recommended for the post of head of the Duma Commission on control over reliability of data on incomes of deputies. And former chief sanitary doctor of Russia Gennady Onishchenko will take the post of first Deputy head of the Committee on education and science.

Alexander Zhukov warned that MPs have a lot of work and time to lose will not. With the previous convocation moved about two thousand bills, so he asked future leaders of the committees to take an overview of these laws, some of which have passed the first reading. “Even the committees are not formed, but you should start now. The experience of previous doom one to two weeks can be a little empty is a bad start. We have work to do on the first day”, – said Zhukov.

In turn, Irina Yarovaya stressed that the most important working platform for the MP it remains the Committee and only it “has the opportunity to get, in detail, very deep in the debate to discuss the problem and find a solution.” “At the plenary session we go as one team with a shared solution,” she said.

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