November 29, 2021

2022 Budget Ruled Out – Our Parliamentary Correspondent Confirms.

Opemsuo radio’s parliamentary correspondent, Mr. Kwaku Boffah has disclosed that according to parliamentary Hansard and records the 2022 Budget has been ruled out.

Speaking in an interview with Agudey on Opemsuo radio’s Morning show Nkwantananso today he stated that on Friday, November 26th, 2021 Parliament in the process of concluding the debate on the budget encountered a disagreement between the Minority and Majority caucus.

According to Kwaku Boffah, their disagreement was centered on tax on the Momo thus E-levy and Bankers draft for school.

Also, the Governments’ Charges are increased by 15%

There is an automatic adjustment of inflation thus anytime the rate of the dollar increases the charges automatically increase.

A walkout by the Majority from Parliament didn’t keep the House from proceeding with the matter of the day.

Individuals on the greater part side organized a walkout after a conflict over a voice vote which didn’t go in support of them.

“The No’s have it. The movement is in a like manner lost”, the Speaker angrily said.
Parliament was to close the discussion on the 2022 spending plan explanation and support the arrangement record today.

A somewhat late solicitation by the Finance Minister to meet with the authority of the House was turned somewhere near MPs after the Speaker of Parliament reported that the ‘Nos’ had won the voice vote.
Deputy Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo Markin, subsequently tested the Speaker’s translation of the voice vote and required a ‘division’.

Mr. Bagbin along these lines coordinated that, per orders of the House, non-MPs needed to empty the Chamber during the division cycle.

While emptying the Chamber, the Majority MPs requested that the General Secretary of the resistance National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, who was sitting in the public display at that point, should likewise leave the House. He overlooked this solicitation.

This goaded the Majority of MPs who left the Chamber, leaving just individuals on the Minority side.

The Speaker of Parliament subsequently suspended the sitting for five minutes.

He hence returned to the House to proceed with procedures.

Source: Priscilla Fordjour

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