MinRegion hopes that in the coming years decentralisation will become irreversible

The Parliament should as soon as possible adopt amendments to the Constitution, which will allow full transfer of powers to the ground, so that no politician could intervene in the life of amalgamated hromadas, change their budget programmes or slow down decentralisation, enphasised Hennadii Zubko, Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, at the Forum of Local Self-Government and the 3rd Forum of AHs.

“The coming years are key ones for Ukraine, which today becomes a state with a European model of governance. We are talking about decentralisation and changes that are taking place in each hromada. To make these changes irreversible, it is necessary to amend the Constitution, to adopt the Law of Ukraine No. 8051 “On the Principles of the Administrative and Territorial Structure”, to formulate perspective plans for hromadas’ amalgamation with full coverage of the Ukrainian territory with AHs, to take an administrative decision on hromadas’ amalgamation according to the perspective plans approved by the oblast councils. Local elections-2020 should take place on a new territorial basis,” said Hennadii Zubko.

In addition, the official stressed that an important component of the development of each hromada is the establishment of a dialogue between local self-government and business, in particular regarding tax payments. “It is extremely important – unshadowing and legalisation of salaries, allowing each hromada to receive additional revenues from this, and together with local budgets filling achieve an increase in revenues of up to UAH 291 billion in 2019,” Hennadii Zubko said.

Another direction of establishing cooperation between hromadas and business is the development of dual education. “It is from local self-government that the development of local specialties, from vocational education to colleges and universities, functioning in hromadas today, depends on. Investor comes first of all for people, who need to be professionally trained. And if we are talking today about labour migration, then not only salaries can stop this threat. Today, people can maintain high quality of services in various spheres of life – education, healthcare, infrastructure, administrative support,” Hennadii Zubko emphasised.

 

05.12.2018 - 13:34 | Views: 981
MinRegion hopes that in the coming years decentralisation will become irreversible

Tags:

H.Zubko 3forumOTH

Source:

Прес-служба Віце-прем’єр-міністра України

Share the news:

Коментарі:

To add comment you should be authorized
Read more:
619e40723f9f746812e8f81f2cc597db

18 June 2019

AH Association calls on all political forces to...

The Association of Amalgamated Hromadas urges all political forces to publicly declare their support for the reform...

4af4143d53918cacf58d5902aa54f693

18 June 2019

Tomorrow we kick off discussion on amendments...

From tomorrow a broad discussion on the draft law on amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of...

Cf3d8884e262195960b1d8b9e108e0aa

18 June 2019

Another 108 AHs received land outside...

The process of transferring land located outside the boundaries of a settlement into ownership of amalgamated...