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Parliamentary caucus wants economic and debt management reforms to inform 2021/2022 Budget

A Parliamentary caucus has proposed a raft of radical reforms to inject realism and fiscal discipline in the budgeting process, and to ensure the national debt remains at sustainable levels.

Speaking during a 2-day stakeholders engagement forum in Mombasa County this weekend, the Parliamentary Caucus on Economy and Business also rooted for the need to enhance the independence of the national debt office and the strengthening of budget implementation monitoring and evaluation framework and for the execution of House resolution.

Budget and Liaison Committees hold stakeholders’ engagement over Budget

The National Assembly’s Budget and Appropriations Committee chaired by the Hon. Kanini Kega (Kieni), in a joint sitting with the House’s Liaison Committee(Chairpersons Committee); chaired by Deputy Speaker, the Hon. Moses Cheboi (Kuresoi North), have this weekend convened a pre-budget review conference with various government agencies in Mombasa County. The two-day forum is scheduled to deliberate on the status of implementation of the budget for the Financial Year 2020/2021, as well as review the 2021/2022 budget proposals.

National Assembly Scheduled to hold Special Sittings before Christmas

Pursuant to the provisions of Standing Order 29 (1), the National Assembly is set to hold Special morning and afternoon Sittings, commencing at 10.00am and at 2.30pm respectively on December 22, 2020.

This follows a request by the Leader of the Majority Party to the Speaker to hold Special Sittings of the House, which the Speaker of the  National Assembly, Hon. Justin Muturi acceded to.