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Busy Week For National Assembly


Opposition Positive Slovenia (PS) MP Alenka Bratušek has addressed to the prime minister a question about capital investments, while Gašpar Gašpar Mišič wonders what the government is doing to fights cronyism and nepotism in hiring at state-owned companies and in the public administration.

Opposition Social Democrats (SD) MP Majda Potrata is asking Janša what measures has the government taken in reaction to the nation-wide protests and what is Janša's response to the people's demands.

Meanwhile, the coalition People's Party (SLS) MP Mihael Prevc is inquiring how the government intends to allow confiscation of assets of suspicious origin.

The most interesting item on the agenda of this session, which will run until Thursday, is however a motion to oust Interior Minister Vinko Gorenak over missing signatures copies vital for the referendum initiative on the bad bank.

After the Information Commissioner's Office failed to find the culprit for the missing signatures, Janša said on Friday he does not expect the deputies even to vote on the ousting motion, which is scheduled for 16 hours of debate on Tuesday.

On the final day of the session, the deputies will decide on the government's proposal to cut benefits for former presidents, human rights ombudsmen and Constitutional Court judges.

Moreover, on 22 December the National Assembly will hold a ceremonial session ahead of Slovenia's Independence and Unity Day, which will also see President-elect Borut Pahor inaugurated.


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