“United Russia” will discuss the budget with the regions

“United Russia” will discuss the budget with the regions

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The party starts the process of broad expert discussion of the draft budget in subjects of Federation

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The party “United Russia” will collect expert opinions on the draft budget for 2017 and the planning period of 2018 and 2019, to join the work of its regional offices. As told the newspaper “Izvestia” the head of the CEC of the party Vladimir Burmatov, the idea was to make budget discussions and involve the largest possible number of experts.

Now prepared, the recommendations of the parliamentary hearings in the state Duma, which took place on 10 October. We have all these documents sent to the regional branch of the party in order to numerous sites with experts and members of the public discussed the existing proposal and added their ideas. Thus, we, on the one hand, involve the regions in the discussion of the draft budget, other times expanding the range of experts at the expense of the professionals who work in the regions, including specialists in the field of budgeting, taxation and Finance, he explained.

The United Russia party believe that this process will take place quickly and within a week received the response from the regions.

— We will monitor the incoming information from the subjects of the Federation and to bring it together in order to quickly familiarize with the materials of the budget Committee of the state Duma and the government of the Russian Federation, — said the head of the CEC “United Russia”, adding that it will also be a part of shaping the position of the party on the budget.

— This is good for us from the point of view of the argumentation of its position, which will be supported by the opinion of hundreds of experts, — said Burmatov.

According to the head of the Political expert group Konstantin Kalachev, building partner relations between the party,
which won a majority in Parliament, the regions and the government is
civilized practice and it should be introduced and encouraged.

And in the party and among parliamentarians, and in the regions there are people not less
professional than those in the Russian government. It
offer says about the changing nature of party relations, legislative
authorities with the government. The budget process is not entirely
to line up in the bowels of the government. Public consensus allows the most open and
effectively prioritize budget planning — sure
the expert.

Earlier the lower house of Parliament held hearings, which Finance Minister Anton Siluanov presented to the Parliament the priorities of financial policies for the next three years. According to him, all social obligations of the budget for 2017-2019 will be fully implemented, the tax burden on business will not change. According to the document, the government intends to reduce the Reserve Fund spending, create incentives for business and to improve financial assistance to the regions.

The head of the Duma Committee on budget and taxes Andrey Makarov said that the Committee discussed and supported the recommendations of the hearings. He explained that as part of become the proposals of the heads of associations and experts.

Makarov believes that the government of the Russian Federation may submit to the state Duma a draft Federal budget for 2017 on October 28, and the first reading of the bill can pass November 18.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on 12 October, will hold a government meeting on the draft Federal budget for 2017 and the planning period of 2018 and 2019.