MOSCOW, July 26. /TASS/. The faction “United Russia” will decide in relation to the Deputy Natalia Poklonskaya, who voted against the adoption in the first reading the bill on amendments to the pension system, contrary to the fraction decision after the forthcoming parliamentary recess. The journalists said Thursday the leader of the faction, Deputy speaker of the lower house Sergey Neverov.
He recalled that all members of United Russia were to support the bill in the first reading, and confirmed that the decision to vote differently Poklonski will be discussed by the faction.
“What we didn’t discuss it before leaving on vacation, due to the fact that we have no planned meeting of the faction”, – said Neverov.
First Deputy head of the Duma’s United Russia Andrei Isayev said that the decision to increase retirement age can’t like MPs, but is a necessary measure, which the faction has expressed willingness to go and vote in the first reading for the bill. “I think she [Taylor] in the first place has undermined his authority within the faction,” suggested the politician.
According to Neverov, if Russia does not agree with the position of the faction, maybe she should “make the decision”. “Take a decision for themselves. An adult must think of himself” he said in response to journalists ‘ question whether Poklonskaya proposed to leave the faction.
The bill on pension changes
The proposed government bill on changes in the pension system, involving, in particular, increasing the age of retirement for a long transition period to 65 years for men and 63 years for women, passed the first reading in the state Duma on July 19. After approval of a large-scale discussion of the initiative will continue, proposals for revision of the draft law will be collected and subsequently recorded in the form of amendments to the second reading, which will take place in the fall. The deadline for submitting amendments is extended from August 18 to September 24.
Tools that will increase the retirement age, will be directed on increase of incomes of pensioners. The adoption of the document will allow in 2019 to ensure the growth of pensions to pensioners by an average of 1 thousand rubles.