Jobbik's chairman Tamás Sneider turned to Prime Minister Office with a request for public interest to explain how much and exactly what the government has spent since 2017 on national consulting campaigns, which are advertised on the Internet, TVs, newspapers and Radios. According to the report of the RTL Club, the MP has received the reply, mostly from the settlements, but he can only access the documents already closed.
The DPA's president later decided that the cabinet's conduct was illegal and ordered Antoni Rogan to send Schneider a copy of the requested documents within 15 days.
Attila Peterburg, a National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information The chairman told the RTL Club that a law cannot allow a public interest request to access the records. Sneider promises that if he does not receive the requested documents within 15 days, he will go to court.
The government reacted to a request from the RTL Club that the Jobbic chairman attacked the government's information company on the threat of immigration for a pro-immigration appointment. In their view, the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister has already provided access to this portfolio and will continue to do so in accordance with the relevant legislation.
According to the RTL report, the government spent a total of HUF 7 billion on national consultations in 2017.