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Latvian parties pick candidates to work in Saeima committees

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUParties elected to the 13th Saeima have picked representatives to work in the parliament’s standing committees. Final decision will be made 20 November. Harmony may be represented by deputies Nikolajs Kabanovs and Jānis Tutins in Saeima’s Foreign Affairs Committee. Attīstībai/Par! has picked Artis Pabriks, and Union of Greens and Farmers has picked Uldis Augulis.

New Unity will be represented by Ojārs Ēriks Kalniņš, National Alliance ‘All for Latvia’ – ‘For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK’ – Rihards Kols and Dace Melbārde, KPV LV – Didzis Šmits, and New Conservative Party – Linda Ozola.

For the National Security Committee Harmony has picked Valērijs Agešins, AP – Daniels Pavļuts, UGF – Māris Kučinskis, New Unity – Inese Lībiņa-Egnere, National Alliance – Ināra Mūrniece, KPV LV – Aldis Gobzems, and NCP – Juris Jurašs.

Harmony has also picked Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis, Igors Pimenovs and Ļubov Švecova to represent the party in the Budget and Finance (Taxation) Committee, AP has picked Mārtiņš Bondars and Juris Pūce, UGf has picked Dana Reizniece-Ozola and Janīna Jalinska, New Unity – Edgars Rinkēvičs, National Alliance – Ilze Indriksone and Aleksandrs Kiršteins, KPV LV – Ramona Petraviča and Atis Zakatistovs, NCP – Gatis Eglītis and Reinis Znotiņš.

For the Legal Affairs Committee Harmony has picked Agešins and Jūlija Stepaņenko, AP – Vita Anda Tēraude, UGF – Gundars Daudze, New Unity – Lībiņa-Egnere, National Alliance – Ritvars Jansons, KPV LV – Ralfs Nemiro and Gobzems, NCP – Juta Strīķe and Jānis Bordāns.

In Human Rights and Public Relations Committee Harmony may be represented by Boriss Cilevičs and Vladimirs Nikonovs, AP – Dace Rukšāne-Ščipčinska, UGF – Kučinskis, New Unity – Andrejs Judins, National Alliance – Mūrniece, KPV LV – Artuss Kaimiņš and Linda Liepiņa, NCP – Dagmāra Beitnere-Le Galla.

In the Education, Culture and Science Committee Harmony may be represented by Edgars Kucins, Evija Papule and Ivans Ribakovs, AP has picked Marija Golubeva and Ilmārs Dūrītis. UGF – Jānis Vucāns, New Unity – Arvils Ašeradens, National Alliance – Raivis Dzintars and Inguna Rībena, KPV LV – Ivars Puga and Iveta Benhena-Bēkena, NCP – Ilga Šuplinska and Anita Muižniece.

In the Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee Harmony may be represented by Jānis Ādamsons and Ivans Klementjevs, AP has picked Mārtiņš Staķis, UGF – Raimonds Bergmanis, New Unity – Ainars Latkovskis, National Alliance – Edvīns Šnore, KPV LV – Kaspars Ģirģens and Aldis Blumbergs, NCP – Jurašs and Juris Rancāns.

Harmony has picked Sergejs Dolgopolovs, Inga Goldberga and Regīna Ločmele-Luņova to represent the party in the Public Administration and Local Government Committee. AP has picked Inese Ikstena, UGF – Viktors Valainis, National Alliance – Janīna Kursīte-Pakule, KPV LV – Karina Sprūde and Ērika Pucena, NCP – Tālis Linkaitis and Uldis Budriķis.

As representatives to the Economic, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee, Harmony has picked Artūrs Rubiks, Jānis Urbanovičs and Ivars Zariņš. AP wants Pavļuts and Artūrs Toms Plešs to represent their party, UGF – Krauze and Dūklavs, New Unity – Adamovičs, National Alliance – Romāns Naudiņš and Jānis Dombrava, KPV LV – Janīna Kursīte and Jānis Vitenbergs, NCP – Krišjānis Feldmans and Sandis Riekstiņš.

Harmony’s representatives to the Social and Employment Matters Committee may be Andrejs Klementjevs, Jānis Krišāns and Vitālijs Orlovs, AP may be represented by Andris Skride, UGF – Anda Čakša, New Unity – Jānis Reirs, National Alliance – Edmunds Teirumnieks, KPV LV – Ieva Krapāne, NCP – Normunds Žunna and Evita Zālīte-Grosa.

Ādamsons, Goldbergs, Kucins and Urbanovičs have been picked by Harmony to represent the party in the Parliamentary Inquiry Committee. AP has picked Staķis and Pūce, UGF – Daudze, New Unity – Reirs, National Alliance – Kols and Rībens, KPV LV – Puga, Liepiņa and Nemiro, NCP – Riekstiņš and Budriķis.

Harmony has picked Orlovs and Rubiks to represent the party in the Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee, AP has picked Skride and Dūrītis, UGF – Vucāns and Jalinska, New Unity – Latkovskis and Aldis Adamovičs, National Alliance – Dzintars and Kursīte-Pakule, KPV LV – Kaimiņš and Petravičs, NCP – Ozola and Žunna.

Representatives picked by Harmony for the Public Expenditure and Audit Committee include Andrejs Klementjevs, Ribakovs, Švecova and Zariņš, AP has picked Voika and Bondars, UGF – Augulis and Valainis, New Unity – Kalniņš, National Alliance – Indriksone and Naudiņš, KPV LV – Benhena-Bēkena, Ģirģens and Vitenbergs, NCP – Rancāns, Strīķe and Feldmans.

Harmony’s representatives to the Citizenship, Migration and Social Cohesion Committee include Kabanovs, Ločmele-Luņova, Nikonovs and Papule. AP has picked Pabriks and Toms Plešs, UGF – Bergmanis and Krauze, New Unity – Andrejs Judins, National Alliance – Jansons and Melbārde, KPV LV – Kursīte and Krapāne, NCP – Bordāns, Beitnere-Le Galle and Zālīte-Grosa.

Harmony has picked Cilevičs, Dolgopolovs, Pimenova and Stepaņenko to represent the party in the European Affairs Committee. AP has picked Tēraude and Golubeva, UGF – Reizniece-Ozola, New Unity – Rinkēvičs, National Alliance – Kiršteins and Šnore, KPV LV – Blumbergs and Zakatistovs, NCP – Eglītis, Linkaite and Znotiņa.

Finally, Harmony’s representatives in the Sustainable Development Committee include Dombrovskis, Ivans Klementjevs, Krišāns, Stepaņenko and Tutins, AP – Ikstena Rukšāne-Ščipčinska, UGF – Čakša and Jānis Dūklavs, New Unity – Ašeradens, National Alliance – Dombrava and Teirumnieks, KPV LV – Sprūde, Pucens un Šmits, NCP – Šuplinska un Muižniece.

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