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Lawmakers are expected to vote on the 2021 budget on 3rd July, at the end of a four-day session starting on today.

According to the agenda proposed by the speaker, the session will begin at noon with MPs paying tribute to horticulturist György Bálint, a former lawmaker of the liberal SZDSZ party, who died this week aged 101, as well as to Hungarian farmers impoverished by the communist authorities during the persecution of the landed peasantry in the early 1950s.

Opposition to Submit Joint Amendment Proposals to 2021 Budget Bill

The session will continue with speeches prior to the agenda, which will be followed by immediate questions to members of the government.

Lawmakers are then expected to vote on amendment proposals to next year’s draft budget.

On Wednesday and Thursday, parliament will discuss committee reports on proposals scheduled for votes on Friday.

Lawmakers are expected to vote on the 2021 budget on Friday in addition to a ban on single-use plastics, the appointment of school guards and amendments concerning the reintroduction of the 13th month pension.

Featured photo illustration by Szilárd Koszticsák/MTI