MPs’ hostility forces Kalonzo to withdraw Bills
15 February 2012, 08:12
Nairobi – The government was on Tuesday forced to
postpone debate on three Bills crucial to making county governments
operational, after sensing that backbench MPs would shoot them down.
Leader of Government Business in Parliament Kalonzo Musyoka withdrew a
Motion that sought Parliament’s leave to by-pass requirements of the
Standing Orders and which would have seen the Bills tabled and debated
on the same day.
Musyoka however convinced MPs to approve another Motion through which
he wanted to introduce the Bills in the House before expiry of a
mandatory 14-day period since their publication.
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