Monze Central UPND member of parliament Jack Mwiimbu says the Zambian parliamentary committee system is very weak because it doesn’t make any decisions which bind the executive wing of government. On Tuesday, Government Chief Whip Brian Mundubile invited organizations and citizens to make submissions to the Constitution Amendment Bill No. 10 of 2018 which is before the Select Committee. “Organizations should take time to consult their general membership on individual proposed amendments so as to achieve consensus and thereby avoiding having conflicting positions on the amendments,” said Mundubile. But in an interview, Wednesday, Mwiimbu said Mundubile’s plea should be taken with a pinch of salt. He said committees merely made recommendations which could either be accepted or rejected with a…...

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