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    Georgina Hernandez on the LEDAC meeting

    31 January 2017

    Georgina Hernandez

    Spokesperson, Office of the Vice President

    As a mandated member of LEDAC, Vice President Leni Robredo attended yesterday’s meeting to perform her legal duty to provide policy advice to the President.

    The meeting focused on determining and recommending socioeconomic development goals as well as integrating priority legislative agenda with the national development plan.

    VP Leni assures our people that she remains fully committed to protect their interests and will continue to engage the administration on important policy issues.

    Aside from the clarifications she raised in yesterday’s meeting regarding some of the proposed bills, our Office will submit in writing more detailed comments, including pushing for some measures which she considers to be most important for national development. These include:

    1. National Food Security Bill
    2. Freedom of Information Bill
    3. People Empowerment Bill
    4. Land Use Bill
    5. On-site, In-city or Near-city Bill
    6. Department of Housing Bill
    7. UDHA Amendments on Eviction
    8. Anti-Discrimination Bill

    Posted in Press Releases on Jan 31, 2017