The Democrat Party will not back off its pledge to take the government's 2-trillion-baht infrastructure borrowing bill to the Constitution Court after it passes parliament, deputy leader Korn Chatikavanij said on Saturday.
Democrat deputy leader Korn Chatikavanij (centre) discusses the party's opposition to the 2-trillion-baht borrowing bill at a forum held by the National Institute of Development Administration on Saturday. (Photo by Patipat Janthong)
Lawmakers in the Lower House are scheduled to debate the second and third readings of the bill on Thursday and Friday. With the ruling Pheu Thai Party dominating the chamber, Mr Korn conceded the bill would pass, leaving the court as the opposition's best option.
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