The City Hall case is over: according to the majority of the committee of inquiry, there is no evidence that Gergely Christmas wanted to sell the building
The work of the City Hall Investigation Committee has completed its work. No evidence was found for either the commission system or the managed tenders, Tamás Soproni, the vice – chairman of the committee, said. However, according to the Fidesz chairman of the committee, it can be concluded that the management of Budapest wanted to sell the building. The majority accepted the vice-president’s report.
The work of the committee of inquiry has been completed
The work of the capital city inquiry committee set up in the case of the town hall is over today – said Tamás Soproni, Mayor of Terézváros, on his Facebook page. The board was formed after recordings and various statements appeared in the press that the Christmas city administration would want to sell the City Hall. You can access the latest news from BudaPestkörnyeke.hu by clicking here.
Property uses were investigated
The task of the committee was to investigate allegations related to the utilization of other properties of the Town Hall and the Municipality of Budapest, and to conduct an investigation in connection with even more publicly recorded sound recordings.
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Sound recordings were also examined
In addition, it had to examine the veracity of the allegations made in the sound recordings, their preparation and the circumstances of their disclosure, in particular the possibility of possible foreign interference in the 2022 parliamentary elections.
The vice-president’s report was adopted
At Monday’s meeting of the Town Hall Committee, a draft report prepared by committee vice-president Tamás Soproni, a momentum politician, was approved by the left-wing majority, which also voted in favor of the 35-page draft prepared by committee chairman Péter Kovács (Fidesz-KDNP).
There was no decision on the matter
According to the adopted version, no decision has been made in the case according to which the city administration will sell the building of the City Hall. “No member of the committee was able to indicate in the call for proposals a restrictive condition that would have supported the allegations concerning the + directed tender + in the sound recordings,” the report reads.
However, according to Fidesz, they wanted to sell the building
According to a summary prepared by Péter Kovács, the “left-wing majority of the Metropolitan Assembly and Mayor Gergely Karácsony tried to deny and downplay the published facts from the first moment of the scandal that erupted in connection with the sale of the Town Hall”. According to the offer, it can be concluded that the management of Budapest wanted to sell the building and that there is a commission system “around the real estate sales in the capital” – writes MTI.
According to Christmas, nothing justifies the facts
Gergely Karácsony said in an interview with BudaPestkörnyeke.hu last week that there was no City Hall case. “Only statements and conjectures have been made, but if we look at the facts, there is nothing to justify these statements. This whole thing is a dead horse that they can still try to raise at times because there is political interest in that. ”
He was sure there would be some case
The mayor is also aware of the BudaPestkörke.hu agglomeration news portal that he was sure that if he became a candidate for prime minister, “they could not attack in connection with the operation of the Budapest Municipality and I also knew that he would create something like that. imagine in your head than to experience ”.
He would build a new town hall
Gergely Karácsony also talks about wanting to build a new, modern City Hall, but imagines it on the same plot as the current building. And the current part of the office building could even be used for community purposes, but they are by no means thinking about selling. You can access the latest news from BudaPestkörnyeke.hu by clicking here.
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