The Dangers of Political Party Strengthening Legislation in Solomon Islands
The Solomon Islands government is considering introducing laws aimed at strengthening political parties, at restricting MPs from switching sides and at halting excessive use of ‘no confidence’ motions. The government wants to (i) abolish the constitutional position of the ‘Leader of the Independents’ , (ii) reform the process of selection of Prime Ministers and (iii) build a more coherent party system by adopting legislation similar to that experimented with in Papua New Guinea . The aim...[Show more]
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