Astrakhan region Deputy Minister of Housing sacked due to loss of confidence
The Deputy Minister of Housing of the Astrakhan region, Mikhail Gayvoronsky, who was previously suspected of abuse of power, has been dismissed for concealing his income.
Following the inspection by the Astrakhan region Prosecutor's Office, Deputy Minister of Housing Mikhail Gayvoronsky has been dismissed from the office. As established by the supervisor, the official violated the law on fight against corruption, when he provided incomplete and inaccurate information about his income and property.
In his income report, he did not reflect the full proceeds of his wife, and also concealed that he was the owner of expensive objects of real estate — a residential house and a land plot.
The Prosecutor's Office passed on recommendation to the minister to eliminate violations. As a result, after consideration of the document, the deputy minister was released from his office and dismissed from the civil service due to loss of confidence.
On October 14, 2016, the Deputy Minister of Housing in the Astrakhan region, Mikhail Gayvoronsky, was suspected of abuse of office. Investigators believed that he had demanded from the contractor of construction and installation work on the project to pay administrative fines imposed on the department staff.
It should be noted that on October 20, the Astrakhan Regional Parliament adopted at the second reading the law on changes in the regional government. According to the document, the Ministry of Housing functions were transferred to the Ministry of Construction and Road Facilities. A member of the parliament Vasily Korniliev was appointed the Minister of Construction and Housing in the Astrakhan region.