Posts tagged as no-confidence

Motion of no confidence in Estonian interior minister fails

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The 101-seat chamber rejected the censure motion with 44 votes in favor and 42 against, with no abstentions. The motion would have required 51 votes to pass. The group of the opposition Reform Party filed the motion for the censure of the interior minister in connection with remarks made by the minister and chairman of the Estonian Conservative People’s Party (EKRE) about Finland’s new prime minister and the new government…

Lithuanian parlt speaker faces no-confidence vote after his party approves coalition deal

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Viktoras Pranckietis, the speaker of the Seimas, faces a no-confidence vote in the parliament to remove him from office after the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) has approved a new coalition agreement. In an open ballot vote on Monday evening, the LFGU council supported the agreement with 68 votes in favor, one against and seven abstentions, Ramunas Karbauskis, the party’s leader, told reporters in Kaunas. “We can say this…