Volodin announced the upcoming meetings of the candidate for Prime Minister with the state Duma factions
The candidate for Prime Minister of Russia will hold meeting with all factions of the state Duma, and consent to his appointment, the lower house can give the next day after being nominated by the RF President, said today the speaker Vyacheslav Volodin. In the case of legislative candidates on the day of the inauguration, 7 may, the state Duma will consider this issue at the next meeting (scheduled for may 8), said Volodin.
“We have determined for itself the following modalities of work: the state Duma Committee for the control and regulation must prepare and submit to the Council of the Duma, scheduled for 15:00 on may 7, the procedure of considering the question of consent to the President for appointment of the Chairman of the government within the framework of the next plenary session of the State Duma”, — said Volodin (quoted by “Interfax”).
He noted that the consultations of the parliamentary factions with a candidate for the post of Prime Minister will be held to consider this issue in plenary. “Pre-planned that on may 7 at 16.00 there will be a meeting with “United Russia”, at 18.00 — with the liberal democratic party, and on may 8 there will be held meetings with the factions of the Communist party and “Fair Russia” — at 10.00 and 12.00, respectively,” — said the speaker.
In 2012, President Vladimir Putin submitted the candidacy of Dmitry Medvedev for the post of Prime Minister on inauguration day may 7. On the same day, the President had consultations with allied to his faction “United Russia” and LDPR. The next morning there were consultations with the Communist party and “Fair Russia”. In the end, the Communist faction voted against the candidacy of Medvedev, who voted “against” the members “Fair Russia” was later expelled from the faction.