Sometimes taking up cases that have no chance of winning advances the struggle for justice. This was such a case, writes Jeyakumar Devaraj.
How can one vote in Putrajaya be equivalent to 18 votes in another constituency, wonders Ravinder Singh, who also explains the real reason for the change in the location where the votes are counted at the end of polling.
These allocations must be made available to all elected officials, BN or not. After all, this is money that belongs to the rakyat, says Francis Loh.
Sudah tiba masanya rakyat menjadi pengadil untuk menentukan bagaimana wang rakyat harus digunakan dan penyertaan rakyat dalam penentuan polisi dan proses pengurusan harus dipraktikkan. Lapuran oleh Kartimn.
Stop the practice of allowing so-called ‘BN coordinators’ to have access to these funds, urges Francis Loh.
Member of Parliament Jeyakumar Devaraj recently filed a motion in Parliament to cut special constituency allocations by RM400m.
The High Court has requested more time to deliver the judgment on the application by Sungai Siput Member of Parliament and Parti Sosialis Malaysia Central Committee Member Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj, who is seeking an order to compel the government to specify the procedure in disbursing funds from the special constituency allocation.
A million ringgit in allocations per constituency from the Prime Minister’s Department adds up to RM 222 million each year – and that is a huge amount of money, notes K Perumal.