Vice-speaker of the state Duma Vasiliev is was Olga Timofeeva

Vice-speaker of the state Duma Vasiliev is was Olga Timofeeva

Vice-speaker of the state Duma became United Russia, the Chairman of the Duma Committee on ecology and environmental protection Olga Timofeeva. This decision was taken at a meeting of the faction “United Russia” on October 9. Timofeev held a position which was vacant after the appointment of the Vice-speaker and head of the faction of edinorosov Vladimir Vasiliev, acting head of Dagestan.

The environment Committee is headed Timofeeva, Vladimir burmatov. Because of this, he will release the post of the head of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the party.

At the same meeting of the faction was elected as its new leader. He was a former Secretary of the General Council “United Russia”, Deputy Duma speaker Sergei Neverov. His candidacy earlier on Monday submitted to the vote of the party leader, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Neverov has called his priorities in his new position. “First. It is necessary to intensify work on the implementation of the orders and of the annual message of our President Vladimir Putin. For us it is ideological setting. The President’s program is our program, and we must ensure its legislative support”, — he said. He urged MPs to work for the end result.

He also encouraged them to carefully approach the organization of parliamentary work in the regions. According to him, over the past year, United Russia deputies conducted more than 26,000 meetings in the regions.

“I think that we need to provide more effective feedback mechanism with our fellow regional members. This will undoubtedly affect the quality of decisions. Therefore I propose an annual joint forum,” said the new head of the United Russia faction.