Israel’s new prime minister, Naftali Bennett, has given his predecessor Benjamin Netanyahu two weeks to leave the prime minister’s official residence in Jerusalem, according to local press reports this Saturday.
The new prime minister does not intend to move his family to the official residence, and to keep his address in Tel Aviv so that the children do not have to change schools, but he does intend to use the official residence in Jerusalem for accommodation when work comes. Require, and for official occasions and reception of foreign dignitaries.
In the face of this situation, Vladimir Bilik, deputy of Yesh Atid, one of the parties in the new ruling coalition that allowed Netanyahu’s dismissal, announced that he would submit a legislative proposal to ensure that outgoing prime ministers leave the official residence within the limits of the maximum. A period of 14 days after the inauguration of the new CEOs.
Bennett, the religious ultranationalist who leads the Yamina party, will serve as prime minister for the first two years of the legislature, until August 2023, when he will hand the portfolio to the government’s partner, centrist and secular leader, Yair Lapid. Yesh Atid and the architect of the so-called change government.