Tver deputies/heads of municipal unitary enterprises charged with conflict of interest
The Prosecutor's Office requires to deprive them of their mandates.
Tver Prosecutor's Office has appealed to court demanding to deprive five deputies of the local parliament, who combine lawmaking activities with the management of municipal enterprises, of their powers. This is reported by Vedomosti referring to a letter of Central District Prosecutor Sergey Belyakov.
Thus, the Office established that the deputies lobbied for the interests of business representatives during the February voting of the local parliament, which addressed the issue of reducing contributions to the budget from the profits of municipal enterprises.
The payments of profits were reduced to Tvergorelektro from 50% to 10%, and the PATP-1 and the local housing and utility management unit were freed from the need to make deductions at all. The supervisory agency stresses that the deputies from United Russia and Fair Russia Maksim Sulman, Artur Sychev, Dmitry Ignatkov, and Maksim Zhirkov, who participated in the voting, work in these structures, and the size of their bonuses directly depends on the income level of these enterprises.
In addition, the Prosecutor's Office proposed to deprive deputy Sergey Mamonov, who is the head of the municipal Duma commission on municipal property, as well as heads the budget institution Tver Shopping and Health Center, of their mandates.
In particular, the Prosecutor's Office representatives believe, the commission headed by Mamonov was entrusted with checking the enterprise, which he also directed.