The EP has named candidates on a post of the head of the new Commission of the state Duma

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in photobanks the building of the State Duma of the Russian Federation in Moscow. Archival photoThe EP has named candidates on a post of the head of the new Commission of the state Duma© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

The Presidium of the faction «United Russia» on Monday will choose a new head of the state Duma Committee, while candidates for this position are members of the Otari Arshba and Natalia Poklonskaya, said RIA Novosti first Deputy head of faction Andrei Isayev.

Earlier Thursday, the state Duma Committee for the control and regulation adopted a decision on establishment of a single Commission of the state Duma, combining the powers of the ethics commissions and control over the income. Arshba is also Chairman of the first Commission, the second people’s heads.

«Both posts for the «United Russia» for batch distribution. Naturally, we are going to nominate. We now have two presidents: one a Commission headed by Otari Ionovich Arshba, another Commission – Natalia Vladimirovna Poklonskaya. The leadership of the faction agreed to submit to the Presidium of the faction this question. The Presidium on Monday we alternative vote will determine who of these persons will be nominated by the faction for the post of Chairman of the joint Commission,» — said Isayev.

He added that other members of the faction also have the right to nominate a candidate for the presidency of the new Commission. However, said Isayev, it is unknown to someone from the United Russia party announced an intention to run for the position.

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