LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky proposed to abolish regional weeks or to work with voters in the regions only during the parliamentary recess. With the corresponding statement was made by a politician on Friday, February 10, at the Duma plenary session, the Agency reports city news “Moscow”
According to Zhirinovsky, the work of lawmakers in regional weeks interfere with the functioning of the chamber. “MPs are supposed to just sit here. The country is waiting for our laws, work with voters in the parliamentary recess in the summer,” said the leader of the liberal Democrats.
Zhirinovsky suggested that his colleagues use the absences for personal reasons — to spend time with your loved ones because, according to him, parliamentarians of the region are often not transported to Moscow relatives, and “they want the fortnight to be there with the family.” “This is normal, but this should be deputies of the regional parliaments. And here, in the center of Moscow, let’s elect only Muscovites, and will not have any problems with travel to the regions”, — concluded Zhirinovsky.
On 21 November the representatives of the Duma faction “United Russia” (ER), Svetlana Zhurova, Nikolai Bodoev participated in the online Mannequin flash mob Challenge. The video was shown as frozen parliamentarians are holding the materials to prepare for work in the regions: the work plan for the regional week, the complaints of citizens and the schedule of reception of citizens.
One week in the month, the deputies of the state Duma are obliged to carry out in the field, in order to meet with their constituents and to help in solving the accumulated problems.