COMMENT | I can agree with Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Karim’s views most of the time.
He has often commented on controversial issues and some of his opinions were sensible and valid. Most times, I find no fault with them.
I think it’s good to have a senior MP like Hassan who is also a government backbencher from PKR, to speak up whenever necessary and in the interest of the governing coalition.
The crucial role of government backbenchers in the parliamentary process should not be underestimated. Their voices are essential in representing the views and concerns of their constituents and party members as well.
While government ministers and frontbenchers often dominate the spotlight, backbenchers have the opportunity to bring diverse perspectives to the table and hold the government to account.
Hassan definitely has...