Con-com spokesperson: Draft federal charter not pro-dynasty

The spokesperson of the Consultative Committee (Con-com) tasked to review the 1987 constitution said that the draft federal charter does not promote political dynasties. "The Con-com draft contains self-executory provisions banning political dynasties, defining the coverage up to second-degree of relations by blood or marriage, prohibiting succession at all levels from the president to barangay kagawad," Ding Generoso said in a statementon Sunday. He explained that the draft constitution also prevents officials from "running or holding more than one position except one national and one regional or local." "...which means of the 295 political dynasties and of the 25 million famil...

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