May 19, 2022

For a Humane Latvia political party loses member – Baltic News Network

On Thursday 6 January Latvian Saeima MP Ramona Petraviča announced her decision to quit the For a Human Latvia political party, formerly known as KPV LV.

She said she also decided to step down as a member of the party’s board of directors. Petraviča thanked the party for its “political maturity” and the experience she gained as a party member. At the same time, she said that since the summer, when the core of the party had changed, the former Minister of Social Affairs had not been able to find her place in that party due to different political beliefs, to a style of work and conflicting ideals.

Petraviča said that of the seven members of the party’s board of directors, only three remained.

At the same time, the parliamentarian promises to continue working at the Saeima as an independent deputy with other deputies not belonging to the party.

Petraviča also said that pretending to join other political parties is nothing more than speculation.

“It is important for me to choose a political party in which I can continue my work, defend the interests of residents and their rights to free vaccination and opportunities to work and study, as well as receive appropriate support during the pandemic. , which was introduced during my tenure as Minister. I also want to work to improve state support for the least protected groups of residents, as well as reduce poverty in the country. My priorities also include the protection of women’s rights ”, said the deputy of the Saeima.

Petraviča was elected to the 13th Saeima on the list of candidates of KPV LV.