Government responds to less than 54% of questions asked by Lower House


Published: 2018-03-06 18:03

Last Updated: 2018-03-07 10:03

Photo taken from Tuesday's session
Photo taken from Tuesday's session
Roya News Source

According to the semi-monthly report released on Tuesday by the General Secretariat of the House of Representatives the government has answered 107 out of the 200 questions asked by members of the lower house of parliament since the beginning of the second ordinary session which took place between Nov.12, 2016 and Feb.28, 2018.

According to the report, seven interrogations were also submitted by MPs where 3 of them were answered. Furthermore, four law proposals were submitted.

During the period of the ordinary session 20 bills were approved and one draft law was proposed. The 34 sessions are comprised of 27 legislative sessions, and 7 oversight sessions.

The report detailed the 330 meetings held among different parliamentary committees under the following:
Financial Committee 67
Health and Environment Committee 30
Legal Committee 25
Committee of Education 24
Committee of Culture, Youth and Sport 23
Palestine Committee 20
Committee of Energy and Mineral Resources 19
Committee of Public Service 19
Administrative Committee 13
Labor and Social Development Committee 11
Women and Family Affairs Committee 11
Economic and Investment Committee 11
Committee of Tourism and Heritage 9
Foreign Affairs Committee 8
System and Behaviour Committee 8
Rural Area Committee 8
Committee of Media and National Guidance 7
Committee of Freedoms and Citizen’s Rights 6
Agriculture and Water Committee 5