The amendment establishes that “immediately before and/or after each ministerial meeting of the Council of the European Union, the Government will appear in audience before the parliamentary commission”.
The Assembly of the Republic approved this Wednesday in general a draft law of Livre that establishes parliamentary hearings of the Government “immediately before and / or after” each ministerial meeting of the Council of the European Union.
This initiative was approved in general, with the votes in favor of the PSD, Chega, BE, PAN and Livre, and the abstentions of the PS, IL and PCP, now going on to work on the specialty in the European Affairs commission.
In the text, Livre intends to modify the law of follow-up, evaluation and pronouncement of the Assembly of the Republic in the framework of the construction process of the European Union.
The amendment establishes that “immediately before and/or after each ministerial meeting of the Council of the European Union, The Government appears in a hearing before the parliamentary commission competent by reason of the matter, thus allowing the knowledge and consideration of the matters and positions to be debated or to follow up on the legislative processes voted or debated in them”.
Several draft resolutions – which do not have the force of law, constituting only recommendations to the executive – were also approved, including one from the PS that asks the Government to create a program to attract remote workers to low-density territories, such as the interior. , and for the autonomous communities.
Another resolution approved was from the PAN, which recommends that the Government develop an “animal welfare protocol” and another from Livre that urges the executive to condemn “the approval of anti-LGBTI+ legislation in Uganda, which integrates LGBTI+ issues into Portuguese cooperation and create measures for the reception and integration of LGBTI+ refugees from Uganda and other countries of origin in Portugal”.
The PS also saw the approval of one of its resolutions recommending that the executive “defining a framework for action for the Arctic”.