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NDC Parliamentary Caucus declares position on 1.75% e-Levy

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Caucus in Parliament, has assured Ghanaians that it will continue to use every legitimate and lawful channel to resist the 1.75 per cent e-Levy Government is seeking to impose on the ordinary Ghanaian. A statement issued by Mr Muntaka Mubarak, Member of Parliament (MP) for …

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Parliament forms 20-member committee over budget

Parliament has formed a 20-member bipartisan committee to settle impasse between the Majority and Minority side of the house over the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government. The establishment of the committee follows disagreements between the two sides of the House over the approval or otherwise of the …

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Minority describes approval of 2022 Budget as a nullity

The Minority in Parliament has described as a nullity the approval of the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the Government by the House on Tuesday, November 30. On November 26, 2021, 137 Members on the Minority side voted to reject the Budget, during which the Majority side staged …

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Ghana Parliament approves 2022 Budget

Parliament Tuesday approved the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the Government. The decision was after 137 members on the Majority side voted by voice to restore the Budget, which was earlier rejected by the House on Friday, November 26, 2021. The decision was after 137 members on the …

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Post budget workshop helps MPs to interrogate budget statement

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has stated that post budget workshop was to help members interrogate critical issues during the consideration of the budget estimates and conduct effective oversight role. He said it was also designed to provide members with insight into the budget to enable them debate and make meaningful …

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Parliamentary Service Board proposes 2% of national revenue to fund Legislature

The Parliamentary Service Board has proposed that two per cent of the total national revenue collected be allocated to Parliament next year. Speaker of Parliament, Alban K. S. Bagbin, who disclosed this at a workshop at Ho, said the proposal was to ensure that the Legislature was adequately resourced to …

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Majority challenges Speaker’s directive on road tolls

A directive by Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin on Thursday canceling Roads and Highways Minister Kwasi Amoako Atta’s announcement of the cessation of payment of road tolls has been challenged by the Majority in Parliament. Moments after the Speaker’s ruling, Mijority Chief Whip Frank Annoh-Dompreh challenged the ruling of the …

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Speaker of Parliament reverses directive on cessation of payment of road tolls

Mr Alban S. K. Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament, says the abolition of road tolls as announced by the Finance Minister during the 2022 Budget statement presentation, will only take effect after parliamentary approval. He said the announcement was a policy proposal and that the Minister of Roads and Highways …

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