Population
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Date of Independence
Constitution
CPA Branch Formed
Voting Age
First Parliament
Local Information

Branch Profile
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Chamber 1

Chamber
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No of Women
Date of Last Election
Term
No of Parties

Chamber 2

Chamber
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Date of Last Election
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Committees

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Reports

Are reports or recommendations from committees debated in the Chamber:
Must Ministers provide substantive responses to committee reports/recommendations and, if so, what is the time limit for providing responses?

Budgets

Does Parliament or a committee have formal input into the formulation of the budget?
What is the normal time between the presentation of the budget to Members and its passage by Parliament?

Committee staffing

How much Chamber and committee time is normally spent in scrutinizing the budget prior to passage?
Number of Clerks to service committees:
Do committees have access to subject specialist researchers from parliamentary staff?
Do committees have access to funds to hire external subject specialist advisors?

Members of Parliament/Legislature

Name Position Address Title Contact Info
Linda Reid, MLA CWP Steering Committee Canada Room 221
Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BR. COLUMBIA V8V lX4
CANADA
P: (+ 1-250) 387-3952
F: (+1-(250) 387-2813
E: Linda.Reid@leg.bc.ca
Shirley Osborne, MLA CWP Steering Committee Caribbean,Americas and Atlantic Department of Legislature
#1 Farara Plaza
Brades
MONTSERRAT
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly P: (+1-664) 491-2195
F: (+1-664) 491-6885
E: legis@gov.ms
YB Dato Noraini Hajah Ahmad, MP CWP Chairperson Parliament House
Jalan Parliment
50680 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
P: (603) 207 21 955
F: (+603) 20700986, 20317361
E: norainiar@yahoo.com
Sagufta Yasmin CWP President C/o Mr Ashfaque Hamid, Secr. of the Parl
Parliament Secretariat
Parliament House, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar
Dhaka 1207
BANGLADESH
P: (+880-2) 911 91 86
F: (+880-2) 9119186
E: sagufta_yasmin62@yahoo.com
Ms. Meenakashi Lekhi CWP Steering Committee India Room 18
Parliament House
NEW DELHI 110 001
INDIA
P: (+91-11) 2301-6987, 2303-
F: (+91-11) 2301-7465, 2301-
E: cpaindia@sansad.nic.in
Munokoa Poto Williams, MP CWP Steering Committee Pacific C/O C. Dawber-Ashley, Clerk's Office
Parliament Buildings
Private Bag 18041
WELLINGTON 6160
NEW ZEALAND
P: (+64-4) 817-9843
F: (+64-4) 817 99 99
E: wendy.hart@parliament.govt.nz;charlotte.dawber-ashley@parliament.govt.nz;poto.williams@parliament.go
Angela T. Didiza , MP CWP Steering Committee Africa Region P.O. Box 15
Cape Town
8000 SOUTH AFRICA
P: (+27-21) 403 2911
F: (+27-21) 403 2604
E: didizathoko@gmail.com;Didiza@gmail.com;Didiza@icloud.com
Ms. Joyce Watson, AM CWP Steering Committee British Islands and Mediterrean Ty Hywel
Cardiff Bay
Cardiff, WALES CF99 1NA
UNITED KINGDOM
P: +44 300 200 6255
F: (+44-29) 2089-8686
E: Joyce.Watson@wales.gov.uk
Michelle O'Byrne CWP Steering Committee Australia Parliament House
Hobart, TASMANIA 7000
AUSTRALIA
P: 61 3 6233 2211
F: 61 3 6233 6266
E: Tom.Duncan@parliament.act.gov.au
Ms. Vijyakala Maheshwaran CWP Steering Committee Asia CPA Office
4th Floor
Parliament of Sri Lanka
Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte
SRI LANKA
P: (+94-11) 277-7277/8
F: (+94-11) 277-7275/7227
E: mkala8642@gmail.com
Norah binti Ahmad CWP Steering Committee South-East Asia Parliament House
Jalan Parliment
50680 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
P: (603) 207 21 955
F: (+603) 20700986, 20317361
E: dtknorah@gmail.com