Speaker suggests quotas for underrepresented groups

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Speaker suggests quotas for underrepresented groups

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Persons with disabilities (PWDs) have no representation in Parliament.

Also, only 40 out of the 275 Members of Parliament(MPs)  presently are women, a situation which is a source of concern to the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, who has  thus suggested the creation of quotas to represent strategic groups and minorities in Parliament.

He explained that apart from the geographic constituencies, there could be quotas for minority groups to allow them to be part of decision making.

Click here to read the full article published by Business Ghana 8 August 2023.

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