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Gerakan man schools DAP lawmaker on speaker election

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Modified 26 Oct 2016, 12:25 am

The speaker of the Dewan Rakyat is elected by the House, not appointed by the prime minister, Gerakan Youth deputy chief Andy Yong said.

"I am surprised that as an MP, Segambut MP does not know such basic understanding of the law," Yong said in a statement last night.

Yong was responding to Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng, who in an outburst yesterday told Speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia that while MPs are elected by the people, Pandikar was appointed by "MO1".

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