ARKHANGELSK, November 11. /Corr. Sophia Anufrieva/. In the government of the Arkhangelsk region entered a new position of Chairman. The relevant law on Wednesday at once in two readings has taken the extraordinary session of the regional Assembly of deputies, reports correspondent..
The adoption of the proposed bill on amendments to the Charter of Arkhangelsk oblast in two readings have voted 52 deputies, against – two, and two abstained.
According to the law introduced an independent office of the first Deputy Governor, Chairman of the government. This will result in the separation of powers – the Governor will fulfill the strategic and political functions, and the Prime Minister will address tactical and operational (economic) under the authority of Executive bodies.
“The Governor will manage all activities of the Executive branch and to bear for it responsibility. Risks of dual subordination does not exist”, – said the Governor Igor Orlov. “The level of staff responsibility remains in the hands of one person (the Governor – ed.)”, he added.
The Prime Minister will be appointed by the Governor in consultation with allabroad. The act retains the authority of the Governor to send the government in resignation, and on its own initiative to dismiss the first Deputy, which also leads to the resignation of the government.
Such a vertical of Executive power, according to the developers, will allow to improve the system management region, to optimize the structure of government, increase personal responsibility, and to promptly resolve current issues which require daily monitoring of their implementation. A similar model of governance (where the government is led by the first Deputy Governor – ed.) already exists in some regions, in particular, Krasnoyarsk, Tula, Orel and Astrakhan regions.
Igor Orlov was elected Governor in September. After he sent the government in resignation and has announced that it will present its new structure.
The new government of the Arkhangelsk region will be headed by Deputy Governor of Alsufiev
It also became known that the post of the first Deputy Governor, the Chairman of the government of the Arkhangelsk region will be appointed Alexey Alsufiev, before holding a post of Deputy Governor on infrastructural development. This was reported on Wednesday to journalists by the Governor Igor Orlov.
“I will propose the candidacy of Alexei Alsufiev to the post of first Deputy Governor, Chairman of the government of the Arkhangelsk region” – said Orlov on the sidelines of the extraordinary session of regional Assembly of deputies. He noted that “the Prime Minister is a very high position”.
42-year-old Alexey Alsufiev in the position of Deputy Governor of the Arkhangelsk region for infrastructure development works from March 17, 2012. In the regional government he oversees a number of ministries and departments in the sphere of housing and communal services, fuel and energy complex, industry, construction and agriculture. Heads the regional Commission on emergency situations.
The new structure of the government of the region
According to Igor Orlov, the new structure of the correctional authorities not only will not lead to additional costs for the regional budget, but also will reduce the number of civil servants.
“I heard a lot of talk that such changes in the structure may lead to some additional costs for the budget, he said. – No additional costs for activities of the Executive branch, as staff structure, is not provided”. “There is a clear understanding that at least 10 per cent of civil servants can be relaxed without loss of efficiency of regional authorities, to remove. We this process will continue and this will be reflected in the new structure. We will continue to improve the structure, including, in numerical and qualitative composition”, – said Orlov.
All assignments according to the structure of the regional government the Governor has promised to announce on November 17. After the introduction of the post of Prime Minister will happen to the separation of powers: the Governor will fulfill the strategic and political functions, and the Prime Minister – to solve tactical and operational (economic) under the authority of Executive bodies. The Prime Minister will be appointed by the Governor in consultation with allabroad. The act retains the authority of the Governor to send the government in resignation, and on its own initiative to dismiss the first Deputy, which also leads to the resignation of the government. In the structure of government and introduced the post of Deputy chairmen of the government. A similar governance model already exists in several regions: Krasnoyarsk Krai, Tula, Orel and Astrakhan regions.
Igor Orlov was elected Governor in September. He sent the regional government in resignation and has announced that it will present its new structure.