Azalina wants her anti-party hopping bill fast-tracked

Chan Kok Leong Mohd Farhan Darwis Ragananthini Vethasalam

Former deputy speaker Azalina Othman Said says not all MPs leave their party for gain, adding that some are sacked and others simply resign. As such, she said there should be a mechanism for voters to decide whether to replace the MP. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 15, 2021.

THE government should fast-track the plan to enact anti-party hopping legislation as “frogs” can jump anytime, Azalina Othman Said (Pengarang-BN) said.

“Frogs don’t care when they jump. They can do it day and night,” the former deputy speaker said during the debate on the Royal Address in Dewan Rakyat.

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