Ex-speaker of the Kuzbass Sinitsyn remained a member

Ex-speaker of the Kuzbass Sinitsyn remained a member

KEMEROVO, April 10 — RIA Novosti. The Council of people’s deputies of the Kemerovo region at an extraordinary session on Tuesday supported the statement made by Alexey Sinitsyn on early addition from it powers of the speaker of the regional Parliament, while he remains a member of Parliament, told journalists the leader of the faction “United Russia” Sergei Aparin.

Sinitsyn has previously filed a statement of resignation from the post of head of the regional Council, the deputies were able to vote for ex-Governor of Kuzbass Aman Tuleev, who after the resignation on 1 April was transferred to the vacant mandate of a member of the regional Parliament.

“Sinitsyn resigned as speaker and, again, openly said that (did it) in favor of Tuleyev, when Mr Tuleyev became a Deputy. If he was going to pass the mandate, we don’t know, but for now he remains the Deputy,” said Aparin.

Alexey Sinitsyn did not participate in today’s meeting. As explained RIA Novosti the regional Council, his presence was not mandatory, and for resignation of the Chairman of legislative Assembly of enough of the relevant resolution adopted by the deputies.

Led the Kemerovo region for more than 20 years, Aman Tuleyev, has resigned after a fire in a shopping centre, “Winter cherry”, which killed 64 people, most of whom are children. Later, he received the vacant mandate of the Deputy of the regional Council. A group of deputies of the State Duma from Kuzbas appealed to the acting head of the region Sergey Tsivileva with the request to support the nomination Tuleyev for the post of speaker of the regional Council of deputies. At the session on Tuesday, parliamentarians by a majority of votes (38 of 39) Tuleyev was elected to this position.

Regular elections to the Council of people’s deputies of the Kemerovo region will take place in September.