Politics of Friday, 11 January 2013
Parliament on Friday adjourned sitting for two weeks, to enable the reconfiguration of the Chamber of the House to comfortably accommodate the additional 45 news seats that have been added to the existing 230 seats.
In a memorandum of business statement for the second week ending Friday 1, Febraury, 2013, read by Dr Benjamin Kumbuor, Majority leader and Member of Parliament for Nandom, the House is to resume sitting on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.
When sitting resumes, the Committee of Selection is expected to consider the composition of various committees of the House and submit its report for consideration by Parliament.
The House will also receive statements, the report of the Leadership on the constitution of the membership of the Pan-African and ECOWAS Parliaments and move motions to adopt those reports.
The House also expects to receive communications from President John Dramani Mahama on ministerial and deputy ministerial appointments for deliberations.
Parliament, during the period, will consider the establishment of a Committee to advise the Speaker on the appointments of four other members of the parliamentary service Board.