Máté Kocsis, Fidesz’s group leader, said the ruling party has proposed dividing parliamentary positions based on the proportion of seats won by the governing parties as opposed to the opposition parties.
According to Kocsis, Fidesz argues that the governing side should control two-thirds of the positions while the opposition parties should capture one-third. Two of parliament’s six deputy speakers may be delegated by the opposition based on party lists, and, just like in the previous cycle, fifteen committees are planned to be set up under the same headings. On the sidelines of negotiations preparing for the formation of the parliament, the heads of ten committees will go to government representatives, with the same proportion of deputy heads, with twenty opposition MPs and forty government lawmakers. Opposition members will head committees on national security, sustainable development, budget, welfare, and enterprise development, he said. Kocsis said it was “unacceptable” that members of those parties which campaigned under the banner of the united opposition were now claiming to be six separate parties. He added that whoever refused to take part in the process to form parliament would forfeit their right to be elected for posts.
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