Pedja Grbin

Komadina, Lalovac, Ostojic, Grbin new SDP deputy chiefs

 Delegates of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) elected Zlatko Komadina, Boris lalovac, Rajko Ostojic and Pedja Grbin as deputy SDP chiefs at a party convention on Saturday.

SDP asks court to assess constitutionality of decision to extend HRT director's term

Grbin described the decision as a gross violation of the Constitution aimed at securing influence for the outgoing government in the run-up to the early parliamentary election.

SDP MP: Govt unlawfully adopting legislative regulations

A member of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Pedja Grbin, told a press conference in Rijeka on Monday that the outgoing government was unlawfully adopting legislative regulations and once the...

SDP MP says gov't session unlawful

Another Social Democrat MP and former Education Minister, Zeljko Jovanovic, said the outgoing government was leaving chaos in all segments of society, from economy to education and health and...

Opposition requests parliament's dissolution

The parliamentary groups of the opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP), the Labour Party and the Croatian People's Party requested on Wednesday that parliament be dissolved and an early election...

Committee on Constitution again adjourns meeting

Explaining the SDP's request, its parliamentarian Pedja Grbin said that after months of talks with the ruling majority, the SDP was given a list of nominees this morning containing the names of...

SDP insists on Karamarko's resignation, SDP MP ordered out of parliament

After a break, which was requested over a different topic, Grbin recalled that three weeks ago the SDP had asked that Karamarko should step down because "it has transpired that, like his...

SDP proposes bills on referendum, financing of political activities

The strongest opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) parliamentary group on Friday forwarded to parliament a referendum bill and a bill on the financing of political activities and electoral and...

Opposition MP says privatisation of strategic state companies illegal

Grbin claims that the legality of such a decision is questionable considering that the State Property Management Strategy that is in force specifically defines that companies of national strategic...

SDP MP says understands Rakic; HDZ MP wonders what pressure she's talking about

"If you have associates you believe in and if you believe in the job you do, I see no reason to react this way. This is a private decision by Ms Rakic and I respect it, but I believe that the...

SDP's official: Communication in party election exceeding all acceptable norms

"It is absolutely unacceptable to slur other candidates in the party, particularly when senior party officials in the run up for the party's leadership are compared with fascist criminals.

Bill on bonus non-payment to be further elaborated

A debate on a bill on non-payment of salary bonuses earned through years of service in the public sectors, scheduled to be held by the Legislation Committee on Wednesday, was postponed so that the...

SDP won't propose its candidate for Parliament Speaker

"The SDP will behave in compliance with Croatia's long-standing parliamentary practice," Grbin said, dispelling speculations about a new imbroglio in the post-election period.