By Adelaide Sirox Kari – EMTV News, Port Moresby
The Parliament Privileges Committee has asked the Madang MP Bryan Kramer to apologise to Parliament for his comments on social media against the minister for Communication, Information and Energy, Sam Basil.
Governor for Manus and Committee Chairman Charlie Benjamin presented the findings to parliament today (February 1, 2019) saying that Kramer was found guilty of breaching Parliamentary Privilege.
The report recommended that the Madang MP apologize within the next two sittings.
While the member for Madang was not present for the final sitting, during the Grievance Debate, the chairman of the Parliament Privileges committee, Charlie Benjamin, presented the report.
On Thursday 31st of May 2018, the Member for
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The Committee reported the post by the member for Madang on Facebook was an abuse of parliament privileges, stating all Imputations of improper motives and all personal reflections on the member were to be considered highly disorderly.
The committee then recommended that the member for Madang apologize to parliament within the next two sittings, or faced being suspended from attending parliament sittings for 2 days.