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Who Wears the Pants in Parliament?

Zairil Khir Johari | Dato' Latifah Merican-Cheong

26-Aug-16 08:35

Who Wears the Pants in Parliament?

The Malaysian Economic Association has been pushing for the establishment of a parliamentary select committee (PSC) on economic governance. Malaysia, which emulates the Westminster system, does have PSCs - but are such committees in Malaysia truly functional and independent, as they were originally intended to be?

We explore PSCs in Malaysia, as a reflection of Parliament's efficacy as a whole.

This is a report by Junmey Wang and Aisyah Tajuddin.

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Tags:  PSCParliamentary Select CommitteesEconomic growthgovernancebudget 2015economic planningparliamentMPCabinetparliamentary reformsparliamentary debateWestminsterPolitics, News, Current Affairs

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