Tag: parliament

European Commission will examine new Hungarian legislation

The European Commission has said it will examine whether the new legislative package adopted by Hungary’s parliament on Wednesday falls in line with EU law, and it will take the Venice Commission’s opinion into consideration, an EU commission spokesman said on Thursday. Lawmakers on Wednesday passed a government-sponsored constitutional amendment aiming to “preserve Hungary’s Christian culture”, set up an administrative high court and ban homelessness. Pending the assessment’s conclusions, the commission will take any steps necessary, Christian Wigand, said. The commission will take into account the impact of the law on European values as well as how those values are ... Read more

Government welcomes, leftist opposition slams constitutional amendment, Stop Soros

"Mass #migration continues to threaten Europe, and the #Soros network and #Brussels's pro-migration approach would flood #Hungary with migrants" - Orbán cabinet #fidesz #jobbik #mszp #socialists

Orbán cabinet submits security bill on foreign investments

Orbán cabinet has submitted a bill to parliament on the control of #foreign #investments that present a danger to #Hungary's security interests

Hungarian parliament passes seventh constitutional amendment: banning homelessness

It also states that foreign nationals cannot be resettled in #Hungary #hungarian #parliament #laws #homelessness

Hungarian parliament passes ‘Stop Soros’ bills

"Stop Soros" package of laws penalises activities in support of #illegal #migration! #Hungary #Hungarian #parliament #immigration #eu

Organisations supporting migration to pay 25 pc immigration tax

"If the package is passed into #law, the proposed tax cuts will leave several hundred billion #forints with #taxpayers" #Hungary #economy

Hungarian deputy PM Semjén does not tell who paid his hunts in Canada

Even though each of his #hunting tour to the Northern-#American country was worth at least 8,000 American #dollars for which his ministerial #salary is not enough #Hungary #Hungarian #reindeer #moose #wolf #bison #elk #scandal #money #travel

Parliament to vote on constitutional amendment, ‘Stop Soros’ laws next Wednesday

"The "#Stop #Soros" laws are designed to penalise anyone who "#organises #illegal #migration" or encourages others to bypass the relevant laws" - #Fidesz #hungary #hungarian

Hungarian government: Common border protection must be supported

At Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office press conference in Budapest – rendering an account of the proceedings of the Wednesday cabinet meeting – Gergely Gulyás said that common border protection must be supported. Mr Gulyás said that due to Brexit there will be reduced funds available. He added that, in Hungary’s view, a fair budget is needed, a budget which distributes the emerging losses among Member States in a fair and proportionate manner. He further pointed out that migration falls within the competence of the Member States, and therefore a budget which takes funds away from European citizens and ... Read more

Parliament committee approves constitutional amendment proposals on banning homelessness

Constitutional amendment proposals on banning #homelessness #hungary #hungarian #parliament #rights

More than 600,000 tourists visited the Hungarian Parliament last year

Have you ever visited the #Parliament? :) #Hungary #Hungarian #Budapest #record

Government submits 2019 budget bill to parliament

The bill is designed to guarantee Hungary's #security, maintain #economic #growth, support #families and pave the way for full #employment

Political parties afoul of funding rules will get less state money from July

Several parties received unlawful monies #Hungary #StateAuditOffice #politics #party #money #support

Fekete-Győr reelected as head of Momentum Movement

"There is still much to do but we are heading in the right direction and have the enthusiasm needed" #Hungary #MomentumMozgalom #politics #election

Parliament to discuss ‘Stop Soros’, constitutional amendment

The government-sponsored constitutional #amendment was designed to "protect Hungary's sovereignty and prohibit foreign #population from being settled in the #country"

Socialists: New high court ‘completes Fidesz dictatorship’

"The last piece in configuring a sweeping dictatorial regime" #Fidesz #court #opposition #dictatorship

Toroczkai: Party leaders work to disintegrate Jobbik

"Instead of offering an alternative as an #opposition #party, #Jobbik has been occupied with nothing else but seeking revenge over the past weeks"

Jobbik lawmaker Dúró asked to return mandate

The board of #Jobbik party has asked lawmaker Dóra Dúró to return her mandate #hungary #hungarian #parliament

Amnesty International: Hungarian laws are cruel attempt to criminalize those helping asylum seekers

"#Hungarian #government has taken their attempt to enshrine #intolerance, #xenophobia and #racism in law to a new level" - #Amnesty #International

Orbán cabinet to submit “Stop Soros” package to parliament

"#Stop #Soros" package criminalises the organisation of #illegal #migration, making it punishable by imprisonment #hungary #hungarian