Where have all the MPs gone?

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Photograph: The Star

Why are they unable to report for duty when some 16 million workers across the country would not dare to play truant, wonders JD Lovrenciear.

Of late, the many empty seats in Parliament have been the subject of much concern.

Wonder where our elected MPs are. Are they unable to report for duty when some 16 million workers across the country would not dare to play truant?

If parliamentarians do not subscribe to the onus on them to attend Parliament nor value the significance of being present in the august hall where good governance begins, how can we continue to hope in them?

If attendance in Parliament comes second to all other appointments that MPs have to keep, then how is the voice of the people to be effectively heard?

It is long overdue for the government and all elected leaders to have the moral responsibility to reveal their attendance records to the public.

Will the leadership make this a reality or are we in for more empty promises?

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Gursharan Singh
Gursharan Singh
24 Nov 2019 9.27am

Please see my comments on article titled [Stop political infighting, focus on economic issues’

Nair
Nair
23 Nov 2019 5.11am

After wining and getting the valued ticket to Parliament politicians think the citizens are all Blind, Deaf and Dumb Idiots. Even during Parliament debates we can watch their ignorance, arrogance, stupidity and immature behavior. Some politicians skin are so THICK they even dont realize or care a less they are on live TV…….