When decorum flies out parliamentary window

The Dewan Rakyat yesterday was the scene of shouting and much anger over the controversial to removal of speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, July 14, 2020.

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar 

MALAYSIANS, particularly those concerned about parliamentary democracy, who have been anxiously waiting for the belated parliamentary session amid the Covid-19 pandemic were utterly gobsmacked and disgruntled yesterday after the second meeting of the third session of the 14th parliament opened for business.

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  • Totally agree. The heads of all the parties should sit down with their MPs and tell them to be carry themselves in a more dignified manner in Parliament. Bad MPs will only reflect on the party. With the young people watching them now, they better start debating intelligently or their support will be out the window when GE15 comes. Times have changed. The people expect more out of their MPs.

    Posted 2 months ago by Elyse Gim