National Assembly to resume sittings after month long recess

October 2, 2018 8:09 am
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The sitting will also see the re-introduction of Question Time where MPs will be given opportunity to ask brief questions in which respective CS will be required to make response to/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 3 – Members of the National Assembly resume their sittings Tuesday afternoon after a one-month recess.

It is the first time the House will be sitting since the acrimonious debate on the Finance Bill.

The sitting will also see the re-introduction of Question Time where MPs will be given opportunity to ask brief questions in which respective CS will be required to make response to.

The House Procedure and Rules Committee chaired by House Speaker Justin Muturi says the session will reduce the amount of time used up by MPs when debating replies offered by committee chair to the House.

Question Time was dropped from the House procedures following the implementation of the 2010 Constitution abolished the hybrid parliamentary system in favoUr of a Presidential system in which Cabinet are not MPs.

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