Tag: parliament

Opposition parties blast Orbán’s opening address

"The Sargentini #report is #critical only of the #Hungarian #government, not #Hungarians"

Orbán calls on opposition to ‘side with nation’ on ‘national affairs’

"If you don't want to get stuck in the #past and in the same old rut, you may consider following the #people" #Orbán #speech #parliament

Hungarian ruling parties to submit draft resolution condemning Sargentini report to parliament

"Soros's mercenaries have stigmatised Hungary out of revenge" - #Fidesz #hungary #hungarian #sargentini #report

Hungarian parliament to open autumn season with PM Orbán’s address on Monday

#Hungarian parliament to open autumn season with two-day session next week

Jobbik: Fidesz can’t protect Hungary

"If you claim being a protector of Hungary, you perhaps shouldn’t deny the existence of the people who were secretly granted refugee and subsidiary protection status" - Ádám Mirkóczki (#Jobbik) #hungary #hungarian #parliament #fidesz #government #nationalsecurity

Green opposition LMP party elects Keresztes group leader

Orbán cabinet is "not interested in the real causes of the (migration) crisis and does nothing to resolve it" - #LMP #hungary #hungarian #parliament #politics

Special parliament session on home-care service fees, FX borrowers fails to reach quorum

Lawmakers of the ruling alliance (#Fidesz #Kdnp) stayed away from the session... #Hungary #Hungarian #parliament

Hungarian parliament passes new assembly law

"Public meetings shall be announced to the police at least 48 hours prior to the actual event." #hungary #hungarian #parliament #law

Hungarian parliament approves tax changes

The law introduces a 25 percent levy on "material support for the operation of #NGOs whose activities support #immigration" #hungary #hungarian #tax #parliament

Socialists call for special parliament session to debate situation of FX borrowers

"Last year, the banks made EUR 2.16bn off Hungarian families" - #mszp #socialsts #hungary #hungarian #parliament #devizahitel

EC launches infringement procedure against Hungary over ‘Stop Soros’ laws

The Hungarian parliament passed the contested laws in June, aimed at penalising the "promotion or organisation of illegal migration" #hungary #eu #europeancommision #ec #hungarian

Hungarian legislators will earn three times more than the national average

An ordinary #MP will get about 3,000 #EUR while office-bearers of the #Parliament can even get 5,300-6,300 EUR per month. #Hungary #Hungarian #salary #payrise #speaker #government #Fidesz

Lawmakers approve legal provisions for 2019 budget

The #package that amends 42 #laws passed with 134 in favour and 58 against

Opposition Socialists: Electoral law amendment serves Fidesz interests

"The #amendments allow #Fidesz an unfair #advantage"

Lawmakers raise 2019 budget revenue, expenditure targets

The #government submitted a bill on highlighted #developments in #Budapest

Parliament to debate 2019 draft budget, bill on association, privacy

The #parliament will finalise the #budget #bill and amend #tax #laws on Friday

Europe’s largest Persian rug was finished in Hungary

Seven women from a small Hungarian village worked on the rug for two years #Hungary #Hungarian #rug #tradition #Parliament

Hungarian parliament committee approves changes to laws on tax, privacy, assembly

Parliament‘s legislative committee on Thursday approved amendments to laws governing tax, the right to privacy, public assembly, and election rules. The tax amendment would raise excise duty on cigarettes and tobacco in two phases, in September and then in January, so as to fall in line with the relevant European Union minimum tax rate. Another change affects the special migration-related tax covering financial support of the operation of organisations based in Hungary that facilitate migration. It expands the definition of support to include organisers of educational activities that promote migration as well as its direct or indirect promotion. Also, if ... Read more

Trial of former Jobbik politician accused of spying starts

According to the charges, the aim was to undermine the #EU from within and promote #Russian interests #Hungary #Jobbik #espionage