Proposal for fair award of allocations to all MPs


AN All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Political Financing has been set up, and a Political Funding Act is in the pipeline, according to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, “AG’s power may be clipped” (The Star, May 20; online at https://bit.ly/3wG22ur).

This law is long overdue, but which aspect of political financing is it mandated to look into? Would it look at how much money is collected, from whom, and how much is spent on campaigning during the official period?

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