Lawmakers are not ‘political prostitutes’, Amanah MP says


Chan Kok Leong Ragananthini Vethasalam Mohd Farhan Darwis

Pulai MP Salahuddin Ayub says the anti-party hopping law should be put into force at the latest by the year’s end. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 15, 2021.

AMANAH lawmaker Salahuddin Ayub called for the anti-party hopping law to be enacted within the current Dewan Rakyat sitting, or at the latest by the end of the year, to prevent any more incidences of lawmakers jumping ship.

Quoting the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar’s decree during the Johor State Assembly, where the ruler said that the august House should not be turned into a “Sangkar Beruk” (monkey’s cage), Salahuddin (Pulai-PH) said the same applies for Parliament and all state assemblies.


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