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Opposition on Track to Get Majority in Oversight Commissions

Ljubljana, 16 May - The parliamentary Commission for the Rules of Procedure on Wednesday unanimously endorsed changes that would give the opposition majority in key oversight commissions, while taking away the bodies' power to block the passing of legislation.

Ljubljana, National Assembly
The parliamentary rules of procedure as the relevant commission debates its amendments.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Assembly
The chair of the Commission for the Rules of Procedure, Bojan Kontic, while the commission is in session.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Assembly
The Commission for the Rules of Procedure in session; (left to right) Branko Grims of the senior coalition Slovenian Democrats (SDS), Josip Bajc of the junior coalition People's Party (SLS) and Dimitrij Kovacic of the SDS.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Assembly
The Commission for the Rules of Procedure in session; Anton Anderlic of the opposition liberal Democracy (LDS, right) and Matej Lahovnik of the unaffiliated group of MPs.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Assembly
The Commission for the Rules of Procedure in session; (left to right) Branko Grims of the senior coalition Slovenian Democrats (SDS), Matej Lahovnik of the unaffiliated group of MPs (standing), Josip Bajc of the junior coalition People's Party (SLS) and Dimitrij Kovacic of the SDS.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Assembly
The Commission for the Rules of Procedure in session; Branko Grims (front) and Dimitrij Kovacic, both members of the senior coalition Slovenian Democrats (SDS).
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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