Parliament in government formation: Enhancing stability through protocols on confidence and dissolution


The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) launched a report and held a forum based on its latest research paper entitled “Parliament in Government Formation: Enhancing Stability and Accountability Through Protocols on Confidence and Dissolution”.

The report highlights issues related to the roles of Parliament and the rulers in the appointment and dismissal of any head of government.

In this report, Bersih 2.0 made some recommendations for improving and strengthening the role of Parliament in the formation of any government.

Opening remarks: Thomas Fann, Bersih 2.0 chairman
Research presenter: Maha Balakrishnan, researcher and parliamentary consultant

Panel members:

  • Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, Setiawangsa MP, PKR
  • Ong Ooi Heng, chief executive Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall

Moderator: Ngeow Chow Ying, treasurer, Bersih 2.0

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