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Political parties submit proposals for Saeima committees

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In continuation of talks regarding the parliament’s work, political parties elected to the 13th Saeima have voiced their expectations and proposals for future governance of Saeima committees.

Attīstībai/Par! plans to take over Saeima’s Budget and Finance Committee and European Affairs Committee, according to information from LETA. The budget committee is planned to be entrusted to Mārtiņš Bondars. Vita Anda Tēraude will be a candidate to head the European Affairs Committee.

New Conservative Party wants to be in charge of the Budget Committee, Legal Affairs Committee, as well as Economic, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee.

KPV LV leader Artuss Kaimiņš said either his party or NCP should be entrusted with the Budget and Legal affairs committees.

The Union of Greens and Farmers, meanwhile, would like to be in charge of the Economic, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee. The party wants to entrust it to Māris Kučinskis, according to unofficial information.

National Alliance ‘All for Latvia’ – ‘For Fatherland ad Freedom/LNNK’ wants to govern the Foreign Affairs Committee, which may be entrusted to Ruhards Kols.

New Unity may be entrusted with Citizenship, Migration and Social Cohesion Committee. Andrejs Judins may be the party’s candidate. Additionally, the party looks towards Sustainable Development Committee, with Arvils Ašeradens at the helm.

Harmony would like to have Public Administration and Local Government Committee, as well as Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee. Harmony’s members Andrejs Klementjevs says Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis has experience with economic studies, which makes him a good candidate to lead the Sustainable Development Committee.


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