Who Wears the Pants in Parliament?
Zairil Khir Johari | Dato' Latifah Merican-Cheong
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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: PSC, Parliamentary Select Committees, Economic growth, governance, budget 2015, economic planning, parliament, MP, Cabinet, parliamentary reforms, parliamentary debate, Westminster