Surprisingly, House Speaker Chuan Leekpai says parliament will meet on Aug 18-20 to ponder the spending bill for the 2022 financial year, in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic. He and Senate Speaker Pornpetch Wichitcholchai concurred that parliament would delay its gatherings planned during the current week and Aug 4-5 because of flooding every day contaminations.
Along with this, the respect to the gatherings scheduled for Aug 11-19, Mr Chuan said he would survey the timetable again on the grounds that Aug 12, which is the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit the Queen Mother, is a public occasion. This implies there will be just a single day left for the gathering, he said.
In the event that the pandemic facilitates, parliament can in any case assemble for a one-day meeting on Aug 11. However, in the event that the quantity of contaminations keeps on taking off, he will choose whether the gathering can happen that day. The board of trustees examining the spending bill is probably going to request that he put its second and third readings on parliament’s plan on Aug 18-20. That implies parliament should gather on those days to think about the bill.
Since a few carriers have not yet continued administrations, MPs in the areas may need to go via vehicle to go to the gatherings in Bangkok, Mr Chuan said, adding that when they show up at parliament, they should go through severe wellbeing screening. The inquired as to whether there are any bills influenced by the deferment, Mr Chuan said that a bill introduced by the Commerce Ministry had now been passed while another bill was forthcoming consideration. One more had not yet been acknowledged in its first perusing.
Consequently, whether it is feasible for resistance groups to table a no-certainty movement against the public authority, Mr Chuan said he was informed that a movement would be submitted to parliament one month from now. In case it is introduced to parliament, the movement can be put on parliament’s plan straight away, he said.
Morever, Mr Chuan shared that he got a report from the secretary of the House of Representatives that 12 parliament staff had been contaminated with Covid-19 up until now.