Right to petition guaranteed to citizens by Constitution
Today, on March 11, faction members of the Sluha Narodu (Servant of the People) political party, people’s deputies of Ukraine Iryna Vereshchuk, Oksana Hrynchuk, Roman Kaptielov, Andriy Klochko, Anatoliy Kostyukh, Ihor Kryvosheiev, Olena Moshenets, Petro Pavlovsky, Viktoriia Podhorna, Olha Rudenko, Dmytro Solomchuk, Rostyslav Tistyk and Bohdan Yaremenko received 63 visitors during personal reception of citizens in the reception room of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. These were the residents of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Volyn, Donetsk, Zhytomyr, Zakarpattia, Zaporizhia, Kyiv, Kirovohrad, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Poltava, Ternopil, Kharkiv, Kherson, Khmelnytskyi, Cherkasy, and Chernihiv regions, as well as the city of Kyiv.
Pensioners, persons with group I-III disabilities, labor veterans, migrants, the unemployed, and entrepreneurs turned to the people’s deputies of Ukraine.
During the personal reception, the visitors raised 160 issues, the most important of which were the rule of law and law enforcement, realization of the rights and freedoms of citizens, prevention of discrimination; housing policy; public utilities; social policy and social protection of the population.
“The right to petition is an important constitutional and legal means of protection and one of the guarantees of observance of the rights and freedoms of citizens in Ukraine. I am working to ensure that these rights of citizens are fully realized during my reception,” Olena Moshenets said.