Matviyenko called the priorities for the Federation Council in the autumn session

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in photobacteria of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Archival photoMatviyenko called the priorities for the Federation Council in the autumn session© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

In the autumn session of the Federation Council senators in the priority order will discuss the issues of social policy and pension changes, said the speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko.

«During the autumn session of the Federation Council, which starts on September 26, the senators are going to focus on socially relevant topics. The number one priority remains the topic of social policies, state pension provision. On the agenda a lot of issues,» — said Matvienko. The text of her interview posted in «the Russian newspaper».

She reported that the senators are actively involved in efforts to change the pension legislation, taking into account the amendments to the state Duma by President Vladimir Putin and «United Russia».

Earlier, the head of the Committee on social policy Valery Ryazansky announced the holding, on 17 September in the Federation Council the parliamentary hearings on pension legislation with the participation of relevant Ministers.

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