Medvedev has nominated the Foundation for a post of the head of the faction “United Russia” in the Duma


MOSCOW, October 9. /TASS/. The Chairman of “United Russia”, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev proposed the candidacy of Secretary of the General Council of the party Sergei Neverov, the post of head of the United Russia faction in the state Duma. A statement published on the website of the President of the EP.

“In accordance with the Charter of our party make a candidate Sergei Neverov, the post of head of the faction “United Russia” in State Duma,” – said in a statement Medvedev. According to him, Neverov has the necessary experience and character, is able to establish a dialogue, find a compromise.

“We all know him as a man who knows how to establish a dialogue, find a compromise,” – said Medvedev, noting that the Neverov has successfully engaged in a difficult parliamentary work since 1999.

As noted by the Chairman of the party, Alex knows the intricacies of the legislative process. “In addition, the position of Sergey Neverov has established an effective working relationship with a faction of the government, presidential administration. I’m sure we all understand how important it is for the adoption of strategic state decisions”, – said the Prime Minister.

He added that the leader of the faction in the state Duma – a very responsible job where you need experience and knowledge. “But I have no doubt that he could handle it. And will justify the expectations that it places the party and our supporters,” concluded Medvedev.

The former majority leader Vladimir Vasilyev on 3 October he was appointed President Vladimir Putin, the acting head of Dagestan.

In the fourth and fifth convocations of the state Duma as leader of the parliamentary majority was combined with the post of President of the chamber, which was Boris Gryzlov. When the sixth convocation speaker was elected Sergey Naryshkin, these responsibilities were divided and faction leader Andrei Vorobyov. In November 2012 he was appointed acting Governor of the Moscow region after United Russia held a vote on an alternative basis and elected their leader Vasilyev. In the seventh convocation of the state Duma this design was retained, the speaker of the house became Vyacheslav Volodin, and Vladimir kept a post of the head of the faction.

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