Sunday, March 6, 2005

"MPs, mind your language"

MPs, mind your language

Kalimullah Hassan; Roy Goh
New Straits Times
MPs, mind your language
Byline: Kalimullah Hassan; Roy Goh
Edition: Main/Lifestyle

KOTA KINABALU, Sat. - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

today told the backbenchers to mind their language when debating issues
in Parliament.

He said that as head of administration, he and the backbenchers were

all part of the same team and that both he and members of the

administration were perfectly willing to be criticised.

"I have no problems with criticisms and I don't think that the people,

too, would object to this.

"However, there are many ways of saying the same thing.

"Recently, the people have questioned the language that ...