MPs To Be Briefed On New Regions

MPs To Be Briefed On New Regions

Accra, May 15, GNA – A Commission of Enquiry on a Creation of New Regions in Ghana will brief Members of Parliament on Regions that might be influenced and impending issues relating to a probability of a origination of those regions.

Members from a Brong Ahafo Region, Northern Region, Volta Region and Western Region are approaching to accommodate members of a Commission, for a briefing, scheduled for Friday, May 18, 2018 during a D F Annan Conference Room of Job 600 during 12 noon.

Mr Osei-Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, a Majority Leader and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, announced a briefing, while presenting a Business Statement when a House, resumed after a Easter Break on Tuesday.

In perspective of a briefing, ‘Parliament is approaching to embark a sitting in Friday, 18th May 2018 during 9.00 am,’ Mr Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu added, and entreated Members to be punctual to a briefing

The House had been on recess given Friday, Mar 23, 2018, and was removed on Thursday, Apr 27 to cruise if either serve work on a Right to Information (RTI) Bill should be finished underneath a certificate of urgency.

The House, during a full voted in support of a offer by a corner Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and Communications cabinet that a Bill ‘should be taken by a normal legislative routine in suitability with Article 106 of a Constitution’ of Ghana.

The integrity of a cabinet was that ‘even yet there is a high open seductiveness in a matter’ it does not need to be taken with a rush.

The House is behind for business for a Second Meeting of a Second Session of a Seventh Parliament.

Addressing a House, a Speaker, Prof Aaron Michael Oquaye destined a Joint Committee on Constitutional Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and Communication to assist movement on a Right to Information (RTI) Bill and urged a Committee to work rapidly on a RTI and make a news as fast as probable in sequence for Members to counsel thereof.

The Speaker took a appropriate during bootleg mining and called on a Member not to surrender on their efforts to quell bootleg mining and also work diligently to work on a other 48 bills scheduled for business during this session.

Among a remaining 48 Bills to be worked during a Meeting are a Ghana Railway Development Bill, 2018;-Occupational Safety and Health Bill, 2018; – National Commission for Tertiary Education Bill, 2018; a – Renewable Energy (Amendments) Bill, 2018; Affirmative Action Bill, 2018; – Creative Arts Bill, 2018; a – Disability Bill, 2018 and a Ghana Meteorological Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2018.

During a sitting, a House will also oldster Cynthia Naa Torshie Lamptey a President’s hopeful for a emissary special prosecutor position, Cynthia Lamptey, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 16.

According to Ms Kate Addo, Acting Director of Public Affairs of a Parliament of Ghana, 25 instruments were also approaching to be laid.

She pronounced some of a bills were during several stages.
‘There are we consider 8 bills during a cabinet stage, they are a Right to Information bill, we are awaiting that work will be finished on it soon, there is also something about authorised preparation that is also during a cabinet level, that will also be dealt with,’ she said.

About 19 directives of a Speaker of Parliament from a prior assembly including; a directives on a dispute between a Fulani herdsmen and tillage communities and a maltreatment of African slaves in Libya that are now before a counterclaim and Interior cabinet are also approaching to be worked on and presented to a house.

Ms Addo pronounced that members of a residence would also embark on an overdo programme to Navrongo in a Upper East Region as partial of activities imprinting their 25th anniversary.

‘We’re also awaiting to go to Navrongo for one of a overdo programmes during this assembly and a aim is to take council closer to a people’

Meanwhile, Mr Sam George, MP for Ningo Prampram complained about a gratification of a officials of a Marshal’s Office of Parliament.

He pronounced a organise was a pivotal central of Parliament, though a revisit to that bureau showed that it indispensable a organic air-conditioner.

Majority Leader Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu betrothed to pull a courtesy of a Clerk of a House to outcome a correct of a air-conditioner.

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