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MPs hatch plan to push amnesty bill

GROUP RECEIVED 'SIGNAL' TO PROCEED

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A group of Pheu Thai MPs will propose that Worachai Hema's amnesty bill be pushed to the top of the agenda on Thursday in a move that is expected to stir heated debate in parliament.Pheu Thai MP Mr Worachai has been angling to have his version of the amnesty bill _ which would cover a broad range of people accused of taking part in political violence since 2006 _ pushed forward for urgent scrutiny. 

Government whips will meet on Wednesday to discuss the MPs' proposal, said Udomdet Rattanasathian, an adviser to the whips.

Mr Udomdet said it is too early to tell whether consideration of the draft will be scheduled sooner because government MPs are split over the issue.

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