Less MPs and changes in the government, Yatsenyuk said, what should be following the Constitution

Less MPs and changes in the government, Yatsenyuk said, what should be following the Constitution



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The politician also spoke about the complete abolition of parliamentary immunity.

The leader of the “popular Front” Arseniy Yatsenyuk in favour of reducing the number of MPs to 300.

About this he wrote in his column on the Censor.No.

“In particular, one Deputy must choose a larger number of people. Then he will have greater legitimacy and responsibility”, – said the politician. He also added that it will increase their influence and professionalism.

The conviction of Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the Constitution should clearly provide that the people’s Deputy of Ukraine may not be the person with foreign citizenship.

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However, he advocates that the people’s representatives could become members of the Cabinet of Ministers. This is practised in particular in Germany and Britain. Yatsenyuk stressed that this will enable government bills easier and faster to pass in Parliament.

The complete abolition of parliamentary immunity of the leader of the popular front said: “We offer to provide the possibility of arrest and detention of the MP without the consent of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine during or immediately after committing a grave or especially grave crime. However, political activity and political position of people’s Deputy of Ukraine must be protected.”

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It is also proposed to change the voting procedure in the Verkhovna Rada – to allow decisions by a majority of those present at the plenary session.

At the same time, in the opinion of Yatsenyuk, the Constitution must prescribe deprivation of the mandate for non-personal voting of the peoples deputies and attend plenary sessions without a good reason.

In addition, Yatseniuk proposes to introduce a new concept – the so-called constitutional laws. They will not be accepted by the majority of those present and a majority of the constitutional composition of the Verkhovna Rada. As noted, the constitutional should be key to the development of state laws.

The leader of the “popular front” also proposes to amend the structure of local government.

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So, Yatseniuk proposes to introduce the institution of the prefect instead of regional and district state administrations. The prefects shall be appointed by the President on the recommendation of the Cabinet. They will supervise the observance of the law.

Also the leader “National front” stressed the need to introduce in the Constitution a direct ban on the federalization of Ukraine. However, in his opinion it is necessary to strengthen the notion of “Crimean autonomy”.

In turn, the Constitution basis for the agricultural system of Ukraine Yatsenyuk proposed to define a farm.

Recall President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that soon will submit to Parliament amendments to the Constitution on membership of the EU and NATO. The head of state noted that following the adoption by Parliament of the law on national security of Ukraine closer to NATO membership, and this will be showcased at the Alliance’s summit on July 11-12.

Videoaction, commented on the possible resignation of the government

Former Prime Minister says that the government’s resignation will not happen. The question of the report of the Cabinet violated only with a political purpose. “Popular front”, they say to me, as their representatives in the government and other Ministers. However, the coalition partners have the right to demand the resignation of their candidates.

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