2-vote majority in speaker removal shows Muhyiddin’s slim support

Chan Kok Leong Ragananthini Vethasalam

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s two-vote majority underlines his slim support among the MPs. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, July 13, 2020.

ALTHOUGH Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has removed Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof after winning 111 votes for his motion, his victory reveals how slim a majority he possesses.

Sources from the opposition bench said the Perikatan Nasional government currently has 113 MPs, which includes Deputy Speaker Rashid Hasnon who abstained from voting, and another MP who was absent.

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  • Time to show some muscle.

    Posted 3 years ago by Sam SamaSama