According to him, legislators of the opposition Countrywide Democratic Social gathering (NDC) and governing New Patriotic Get together (NPP) frequently vote on selections primarily based on occasion strains.
He stated Parliament has turn into handicapped due to the fact legislators select to back again their get-togethers, alternatively than deal with countrywide concerns squarely.
Mr. Avedzi built the assertion during a Nationwide Dialogue on public accountability organised by the Nationwide Commission on Civic Training (NCCE).
“The working day we [Members of Parliament] get started to vote on difficulties and not on party strains, that is the day troubles will start to transform and then the powers of Parliament will then be established,” he explained.
“Decision in Parliament is taken by the variety of votes so if the difficulty on the ground is to be voted for, who do you think would acquire? The majority social gathering wins, due to the fact we vote on party traces, we really don’t vote on concerns.”
The Ketu South MP urged his colleague Parliamentarians to start to stand for the individuals and not just follow their functions.
He reported MPs need to be ready to vote from their celebration based on the situation on the Floor, particularly when a decision is not in the desire of the region.