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Constituency Development Funds Slashed: Why it Matters

Dr Bridget Welsh, Honorary Research Associate, University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute-Malaysia

16-Feb-23 15:00

Constituency Development Funds Slashed: Why it Matters

 Recently, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim announced that the government will be slashing constituency development funds from RM 3.8 million per constituency to RM 1.3 million. Anwar said the move is meant to better control the country’s finances and would be implemented in stages. But is this a good move? We speak to political scientist, Dr Bridget Welsh.

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Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan


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