Fri, 04/06/2021 - 15:15

Government Hour

Minister of Social Policy Maryna Lazebna reported on the Government's implementation of the Resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine "On the State of Social Protection of Children and Urgent Measures Aimed at the Protection of Children in Ukraine". Prime Minister Denys Shmygal has not been present today.


Questions to Lazebna:

The faction of the Holos Party: confirmation of disability to receive social benefits

Batkivschyna faction: funds for orphans, care centers and field services, increase of pensions for servicemen

The Servant of the People faction: increasing the pensions of former police officers and Chornobyl victims

The European Solidarity faction: transfer of money from the fund for children for the road construction, transfer of state residency to children

Parliamentary group Party For the Future: reimbursement of expensive treatment of Chernobyl victims and shortage of social workers in territorial communities

Opposition Platform – For Life faction: birth rate reduction, adoption problems, destruction of the basic level of child protection

Parliamentary group Trust: pension payments on bank cards, paid delivery of pensions, reduction of social workers


Questions to the Government:

Batkivschyna faction (2 questions): subvention for educators (answered by Minister of Finance Serhii Marchenko); procurement for a baby package through the procurement system ProZorro (answered by Lazebna)

The European Solidarity faction: memorandum with alternative energy producers (answered by First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, the Minister of Economy Oleksiy Lubchenko and Minister of Energy Herman Haluschenko)

The Servant of the People faction (4 questions): vaccination of servicemen (answered by Minister of the health Viktor Lyashko); flood effects and financial assistance, mountain communities and the transfer of forest lands (answered by Lubchenko and Haluschenko); support for the bill on increasing the subsistence level, optimization of hospitals in Konotop (answered by Lazebna and Lyashko); construction of a bridge across the river Southern Bug (answered by Lubchenko)

Opposition Platform – For Life faction: increase pensions for military retirees (answered by Lubchenko)

Parliamentary group Party For the Future: illegal sale of land through the State Service of Ukraine for Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre (StateGeoCadastre), Pereyaslav Museum issues, Ascension Cathedral and bell tower (answered by First Deputy Minister of Culture and Information Policy Rostyslav Karandieiev and First Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Trade, and AgricultureTaras Vysotskyi).

Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov closed the Government Hour at 11.10 a.m.

MPs started consideration of bill # 5153 to stimulate the de-shadowing of incomes and increase the tax culture of citizens by introducing voluntary declaration of assets belonging to individuals and payment of a one-time fee to the budget and will continue it the next plenary sitting.

Razumkov closed today’s sitting at 1.00 p.m. as MPs worked without a 30-minute scheduled break and didn’t consider Other Issues.