Tag: parliament
World 21:11

May survives vote of no confidence

Shortly after the disastrous defeat for the negotiated deal with the EU, British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence with 325 votes to 306. Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP – who 24 hours ago rejected the PM’s Brexit plan – voted to keep her in Downing Street. Labour...

Macedonia 21:35

Two detained after a scuffle with the police in front of the Parliament

Two persons were reportedly detained after an incident in front of the Macedonian Parliament, where protests were taking place today against the push to rename Macedonia into North Macedonia. According to eyewitnesses, two men tried to get over the fence separating protesters from the Parliament, and...

Macedonia 13:35

VMRO-DPMNE refuses to take part in the weakening of the laws against abuse of office

VMRO-DPMNE left the Parliament Committee on the political system after it began a discussion on the proposal from the ruling majority to significantly reduce mandatory sentences and open the door to throw out charges of abuse of office. The changes to the Criminal Code are being forced through Parliament...

Macedonia 13:03

Faced with danger of boycott, SDSM raises idea of electing the next President through Parliament

Pressed with the problem of getting the amendments used to rename Macedonia into North Macedonia through Parliament and sign them into law, the SDSM party is briefing its media outlets that it could propose further changes in the Constitution and get the President elected through Parliament and not directly,...

Macedonia 12:45

Xhaferi also wants benefits: We can’t have members of Parliament dumpster diving after their four years term

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi expressed strong support for the problematic proposal to give members of Parliament guaranteed public sector jobs after their term expires saying that “you can’t expect someone to be a member of Parliament for four years and then have him dumpster diving for...

Macedonia 23:53

Parliament members prepare additional benefits and privileges package for themselves

Members of Parliament are preparing a proposal to give themselves the right to retire at 53/55 years and to be guaranteed jobs in the public sector in case they lose their seats. According to Sitel TV, the proposal is being prepared by the group of eight members of Parliament who left VMRO-DPMNE and...