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Parliament to debate on 2022 Budget on November 23

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Parliament to debate on 2022 Budget on November 23
Written by The Hatman

Parliament to begin debate on 2022 Budget on November 23

On Tuesday, November 23, 2021, Parliament will begin debating the government’s Budget Statement and Economic Policy for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022.
This is stated in the Business Committee report for the fifth week ending Friday, November 26, 2021, in which MPs are urged to engage in “a well-researched and informed debate and thus proposes that the debate for each day be structured along specific sectors.”

This is to ensure coherence, comprehensiveness, and logical flow of the debate.

According to the GBConline report, the Business Committee nominated the following sectors for the designated days:
Tuesday, November 23, 2021: Finance, Environment, Gender, Foreign Affairs, Youth & Sports, and Employment are some of the topics covered.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021: Health, Trade & Industry, Communications, Local Government, Lands & Forestry, Works & Housing, Energy & Mining

Thursday, November 25th, 2021: Education, Agriculture, Roads & Transportation, Defense & Interior, Judiciary, Parliament, Independent Governance Institutions, and Government Machinery, and the Leadership is expected to conclude the Debate on Friday, November 26th, 2021 to bring the entire debate to a close.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021: Health, Trade & Industry, Communications, Local Government, Lands & Forestry, Works & Housing, Energy & Mining

Thursday, November 25, 2021: Education, Agriculture, Roads and Transportation, Defense and Interior, Judiciary, Parliament, Independent Governance Institutions, and Government Machinery are expected to conclude the debate on Friday, November 26th, 2021, bringing the debate to a close.

The Business Committee further proposes that two (2) Honourable Members from each political party be required to contribute to the debate on each day of the debate.
Furthermore, the Committee has proposed the time allocations listed below.

i. Seconder and Ranking Member of Finance Committee – 20 minutes.

ii. Other Committee Chairpersons and Ranking Members – 15 minutes.

iii. All other Members – 10 minutes.

“Speaker, having regard to the business scheduled for the week under consideration, the Business Committee recommends that sitting commence each day at 10:00 a.m.

The Committee also proposes extended sittings for each day to enable the House to conclude the debate on the Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the Government”.

As a result, the House has approved the Business Committee report for the week beginning November 23rd, 2021.

Parliament to debate on 2022 Budget on November 23

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The Hatman

Zack Agon popularly known as The Hatman, is a song writer, blogger, teacher and a business man. Zack is the CEO of Wordswar Technology & Investment, Inc. and the owner of Ghanalegendary.com and has passion for blogging just about every interesting topic. Get in touch with the number one Ghanaian promoter on +233244047835 or +233246187160

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