Minister to order Riga City Council to annul provision restricting councillors' rights to ask questions

  • 2018-03-28
  • LETA/TBT Staff
The Latvian Minister of Environment and Regional Development, Kaspars Gerhards (National Alliance) will issue a decree annulling the amendments to the municipal rules of procedure adopted by the Riga City Council in early March and limiting the number of the questions that councilors can ask at the local authority's meetings, said Gerhards' spokeswoman, Santa Valuma. Gerhards confirmed that on March 23 he had received a reply from the Riga City Council in which the local council stated that it had no intention to revise its decision, even though it violated the pr...
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