Fidesz to ban the nat sec committee’s green party member from its meetings

Bernadett Szel, co-leader of green opposition LMP and a member of parliament’s national security committee, should stay away from a planned meeting of the committee focusing on the “Soros Plan”, the Fidesz deputy head of the committee said on Monday, arguing that Szel and LMP served the interests of US financier George Soros. This can be against the rule of law, because as a member of the committee, Szel cannot be banned from its meetings. The LMP lawmaker wrote on her Facebook page that she can’t be banned from the committee, but if she is, they’ll use every possible legal opportunity.
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“It’s already clear, that we’re not politicising in a democracy anymore”

“With our parliamentary presence we loudened the issues represented by the civil society, from violence against women, housing, people affected by foreign currency loans to chimney-sweepers”, the green LMP party’s prime ministerial candidate, Bernadett Szel said in an interview with daily Magyar Nemzet. Continue reading ““It’s already clear, that we’re not politicising in a democracy anymore””

Minister: Further developments needed in Paks after 2030

Projections show that there will be a shortage of energy capacity in Hungary in 2030 after the current Paks nuclear power station expansion project is completed, so further development plans are needed, Janos Suli, the minister in charge of the upgrade project, told a hearing in parliament’s national security committee on Wednesday. Continue reading “Minister: Further developments needed in Paks after 2030”