Although MPs have not yet been allocated office space, only about of those who were in the 10th Parliament have retained their offices, while over 350 MPs are waiting for parliamentary processes to take shape.
of Parliament are operating from public restaurants around Kampala and inside their motor vehicles while awaiting the distribution of office space.
have not yet been allocated office space, only about of those who were in
the 10th Parliament have retained their offices, while over 350 MPs
are waiting for parliamentary processes to take shape.
the Parliaments Department of Communication, 323 MPs will be housed at Kingdom
Kampala building, which is expected to be ready by July 15 while 100 will be
accommodated in the parliamentary building and the queen's chambers, along parliament avenue, while awaiting the completion of the multi-billion new chamber which is expected to host 600 members.
But while they wait for their offices, some
Members of Parliament are operating from the corridors of parliament,
the parliament canteen, restaurants outside parliament and in some cases rented
offices in town, as explained by Samia Bugwe Central MP Denis
“You know you…
you can see.”//
Otala, the MP for West Budama South said that because he doesn’t have an office, he
is holding his meetings from the corridors of Parliament and sometimes the
//Cue in; “It is very…
from Northern Uganda, who preferred to remain anonymous says that he decided to
rent an office in town until he is given an office
in Parliament. “We have now
been here for more than a month. Imagine leaving like this without an office,
some of my colleagues are housed in ministries where they have friends, so I decided
to hire a room,” the MP said.
Kamuli Municipality MP Kayanga
Baroda Watongola says that she is operating from her
home in Kampala and basically doing business on phone.
“Me meeting my…
out…consult me anything.”//
MPs who have been appointed Ministers will get office space at their respective ministries.