Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

KDH-SaS dispute over committee chair remains unresolved

Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) and the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) have failed to reach an agreement over which of them will nominate the chair of parliament’s economy and budget committee. It means that a final decision will be made by MPs, who will vote on parliamentary positions in a secret ballot held on April 4, the TASR newswire reported.

Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) and the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) have failed to reach an agreement over which of them will nominate the chair of parliament’s economy and budget committee. It means that a final decision will be made by MPs, who will vote on parliamentary positions in a secret ballot held on April 4, the TASR newswire reported.

Both parties have their own candidates for the post: the KDH is proposing the former state secretary (i.e. deputy minister) at the Transport Ministry, Ján Hudacký; SaS wants to nominate the outgoing economy minister, Juraj Miškov.

SaS said that, out of the committee chairs offered by the winning Smer party to the opposition, it is interested only in that of the economy and budget committee. Moreover, it said it believes that the former economy minister is a better nominee than the state secretary for the committee, TASR wrote.

On the other hand, the KDH stressed that the nomination of Hudacký is closely linked to his deputy chairmanship of the party.

“We consider this proposal to be relevant,” said KDH leader Ján Figeľ, as quoted by TASR. “As for who is a better expert, let that be decided by those holding the vote.”

Source: TASR

Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Daughter to father: I’m going to kill you

Children are often manipulated against their parents while authorities decide about divorces and custody.

Camping in a tree? Try it in Bratislava

A creaking wooden floor and the wind swaying the branches of trees around you. Have you ever wondered how it would feel to spend a night in a tree house?

The tree-house at Kačín

Bratislava’s main railway station is getting a face lift

The derelict station still has to wait for its complete rebuild though.

The main railway station in Bratislava.

Education Ministry ready to sign for controversial project

The inspection of the procurement authority has not revealed any obstacles to signing a deal over securing better internet connection for schools, but non-governmental organisations point to unanswered questions.

Illustrative stock photo