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Hungary’s parliament is scheduled to have a five-day session this week, with the government’s budget bill for next year high on its agenda.

The session will start at 1pm on Monday with interpellations. On Tuesday, the national assembly will have a vote on declaring 2020 a year of national cohesion, and start a general debate of the budget bill.

As we wrote two weeks ago, Finance Minister Mihály Varga submitted Hungary’s 2020 budget bill to parliament, read more HERE.

On Wednesday, the finance minister will make his introduction to the budget, with contributions by the State Audit Office and the Fiscal Council to follow.

On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the government and the opposition will have altogether 900 minutes each to contribute to the budget debate.

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