Manifesto items have been compiled from articles and statements on the internet and Aliran sources. The following sources are referred to by the following initials and you can reach them by clicking on the following hyperlinks:
PP: People’s Plan, part of The People’s Declaration updated 2008 for GE12 in Haris Ibrahim’s blog.
CR: Agenda for Concrete Reforms, drawn up by civil society leaders for GE13 as reported by Dr Kua Kia Soong in Malaysiakini.
BJ: Buku Jingga, Pakatan Rakyat’s manifesto for GE13.
B5: Bersih 5 Demands
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|B1||The Public Accounts Committee in Parliament and State Assemblies to be chaired by an Opposition Member||CR||1 year||Specific|
|B2||Limiting the office of the prime minister, menteri besar and chief minister to two terms in office and elected representatives to four terms in office||CR, PP||1 year||Specific|
|B3||Electing representatives to the Dewan Negara (Senate)||CR||1 year||More work required|
|B4||Requiring all elected representatives to publicly declare their assets and incomes as well as those of their wives and children||CR, PP, B5||1 year||Specific|
|B5||Re-introducing elected local governments||CR, PP, B5||1 year||More work required|
|B6||Decentralizing social services such as education, housing, transport and even community policing, to be managed by elected local councils||CR, B5||Mid term||More work required|
|B7||The number of Ministers in the Prime Minister’s department must be limited so that the PM cannot buy support by appointing MPs as Ministers in his department.||Ronnie Ooi||1 year||Specific|
|B8||Ensure the Speaker is elected with support from both sides of the House||Ronnie Ooi||1 year||Specific|
|B9||Barring the prime minister from simultaneously holding the office of finance minister||B5||1 year||Specific|
|B10||Expanding the number and power of parliamentary committees to improve quality of both law-making and ministerial scrutiny||B5||1 year||More work required|
|B11||Multipartisan and inclusive agenda-setting to ensure parliamentarians’ participation||B5||1 year||More work required|
|B12||“Non-governmental business” days for opposition and government backbench MPs||B5||1 year||Specific|
|B13||Reintroducing the Parliamentary Services Act||B5||1 year||More work required|
|B14||Reintroducing the Parliamentary Services Act||B5||1 year||More work required|