Charles Kilonzo

Parties & Coalitions

Full name

Charles Mutavi Kilonzo


8th July 1965


10205-00100 Nairobi


Parliament Buildings
Parliament Rd.
P.O Box 41842 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya








All parliamentary appearances

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  • 14 Nov 2019 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. I rise to issue a Statement on behalf of the Departmental Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations regarding a Treaty that is before the Committee. This is a treaty on International Hydrographic Organization Convention. view
  • 14 Nov 2019 in National Assembly: As you may recall, the Leader of the Majority Party sometimes back stood on the Floor of the House and raised concern on the delay by the committees in processing business before them, including this Treaty that was apparently submitted to the National Assembly on 5th June 2018. I can confirm that the Treaty had not been forwarded at the time to the Departmental Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations for processing for ratification. The Treaty was, however, subsequently committed to us on 17th September 2019. Notwithstanding the delay, the Committee undertook to consider it and was promptly briefed by ... view
  • 14 Nov 2019 in National Assembly: The electronic version of the Official Hansard Report is for information purposes only. Acertified version of this Report can be obtained from the Hansard Editor. view
  • 14 Nov 2019 in National Assembly: fully briefed by the ministries concerned. Therefore, it has decided to wait for the Executive to put its house in order and communicate with the Committee. view
  • 14 Nov 2019 in National Assembly: This Statement is in recognition of the fact that the House Business Committee (HBC) may wish to schedule the Treaty for debate anytime. Our advice is that it be pended until the sponsor, which is the Executive, finds time to brief the Committee. In the meantime, the Committee will dispense with other equally important matters before it. view
  • 14 Nov 2019 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. view
  • 7 Nov 2019 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. As a Member of the Committee, I can state that we did a thorough study on the Defence Agreement between Kenya and South Africa. Defence agreements are very important to any country. They, among other things, enable transfer of knowledge, capacity building and sharing of information. This is not the first agreement this country has entered into. To mention but a few, we have an agreement with the East African Defence Protocol, the Western Indian Ocean Maritime Agreement and agreements with Denmark, the United Kingdom, among others. All these agreements are two-way. They are for the ... view
  • 30 Oct 2019 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. Let me add my voice to this matter because it came up in our Committee sitting this morning and even yesterday. Let me remind Members the provisions of Article 95(4)(a) of the Constitution on the role of the National Assembly. It states that the National Assembly determines allocation of national revenue between levels of Government as provided in Part IV of Chapter 12. It further says in Article 95(4)(b) that it appropriates funds for expenditure by the national Government and other State organs. Article 95(4)(c) says that the National Assembly exercises oversight over national revenue and ... view
  • 30 Oct 2019 in National Assembly: My experience tells me that if cabinet secretaries become rogue, this House has the responsibility of bringing Motions of censure against them. I see two coming, namely, for the Minister for Interior and Coordination of National Government because he has no respect for Committees of this House, and the other censure Motion will automatically be on the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury. Unless we do what the 10th Parliament did, these cabinet secretaries will never have regard for this House. For a cabinet secretary to decline to appear before a committee and to require the Speaker to rule that ... view
  • 26 Sep 2019 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Deputy Speaker. One of the recommendations of this Sessional Paper No.1 of 2019 is the issue of relevance. In particular, paragraph 6 speaks of emphasis on relevance of skills for industrial development. When I talk about relevance, those of us who did history in secondary school know that it was the most irrelevant subject. For example, we were taught about evolution of mankind. We were taught that mankind started with Australopithecus, Zinjanthropus, Homo Habilis, Homo Erectus to Homo Sapiens. I have never found the relevance of all those terminologies in my lifetime and I am yet to ... view