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  • 7 Jun 2017 in National Assembly: The last point is about food security, we have all seen the issue of unga which is common talk all over Kenya. The unga we are getting is written “Government of Kenya (GoK)”. Historically, in Kenya anything written “GoK” is not for sale. Anytime you sell then it sends the The electronic version of the Official Hansard Report is for information purposesonly. A certified version of this Report can be obtained from the Hansard Editor. view
  • 7 Jun 2017 in National Assembly: wrong message. Once we used to have the GoK bed sheets in hospitals and I saw people being arrested when those sheets were found in their houses. I am sure Dr. Nyikal can bear me witness. It was written “GoK” and the expectation is that it was a free issue and could only be used by patients. If it was found in your house, you had to answer questions. The same way, if we want to subsidise food for Kenyans, let us give them without branding it “GoK” and then selling it. That does not augur well out there because ... view
  • 7 Jun 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. view
  • 30 May 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. I just want to pick up the matter from where Hon. Limo has left. I think we need to understand some of these things we discuss here. I did say last week that the reason why Article 114 of the Constitution is very important is because in the budget-making, there is the side of the revenue generation and the side of expenditure and there are a number of micro-economic factors which inform both sides. So, any time you propose an amendment like from 50 percent to 35 or 5 per cent, it means in terms of ... view
  • 30 May 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. I just want to pick up the matter from where Hon. Limo has left. I think we need to understand some of these things we discuss here. I did say last week that the reason why Article 114 of the Constitution is very important is because in the budget-making, there is the side of the revenue generation and the side of expenditure and there are a number of micro-economic factors which inform both sides. So, any time you propose an amendment like from 50 percent to 35 or 5 per cent, it means in terms of ... view
  • 30 May 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Chairlady. I am surprised that the Committee is proposing the deletion of Clauses 26 and 27. I thought the bone of contention was that the National Treasury had proposed 50 per cent taxation. We are proposing 35 per cent taxation. I would like to hear from the Committee what informed this decision. I oppose this in the strongest terms possible. view
  • 30 May 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Chairlady. I am surprised that the Committee is proposing the deletion of Clauses 26 and 27. I thought the bone of contention was that the National Treasury had proposed 50 per cent taxation. We are proposing 35 per cent taxation. I would like to hear from the Committee what informed this decision. I oppose this in the strongest terms possible. view
  • 24 May 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker for giving me the chance to also second this important Motion. I am sure Members are aware that this is the second time we are debating this Bill - the Division of Revenue Bill. This is because the Meditation Committee could not agree. It means we have to go through the process again. Before I give my comments, I think it is important I make these opening remarks: Members remember we passed, as a House, the Budget Policy Statement view
  • 24 May 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker for giving me the chance to also second this important Motion. I am sure Members are aware that this is the second time we are debating this Bill - the Division of Revenue Bill. This is because the Meditation Committee could not agree. It means we have to go through the process again. Before I give my comments, I think it is important I make these opening remarks: Members remember we passed, as a House, the Budget Policy Statement view
  • 18 May 2017 in National Assembly: On a point of order, Hon. Temporary Deputy Speaker. view