Volodin criticized State Duma deputies for low discipline

State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin criticized the low discipline of deputies who miss meetings of the council of the lower house of parliament.

About write “Vedomosti” with reference to sources in the State Duma.

According to one of the interlocutors of the publication, Volodin named the head of the committee on CIS affairs Leonid Kalashnikov and on physical culture and sports Dmitry Svishchev among the violators of discipline, who missed five meetings of the council out of 11. The source explained that this causes difficulties, especially when instead of deputies at Council meetings are attended by their deputies from other factions.

Another source of the publication in the State Duma said that Volodin’s concern was related, among other things, to trips to the special operation zone in Ukraine and security, since some deputies do not properly arrange business trips, do not report on them to the speaker, and it is not clear who is responsible for them. time responsibility.

Kalashnikov himself said that Volodin asked that the heads of the committees, rather than their deputies, go to meetings of the council more often. The deputy explained that the heads of committees sometimes work at other venues. Svishchev called the remark of the Chairman of the State Duma correct and said that now he goes to meetings of the Council of the Duma himself.

Earlier, Vyacheslav Volodin named ten bills that are on the priority agenda of the State Duma. According to him, we are talking about bills on simplifying parallel imports, banning drivers with a criminal record from working in taxis, as well as bills on free two meals a day for disabled children, on merging the Pension Fund of Russia (PFR) and the Social Insurance Fund (FSS) into a single Fund of pension and social insurance, as well as transparent targeted recruitment to universities.