ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu wants Parliament to tighten its rules to clamp down on Cabinet ministers who keep snubbing question-and-answer sessions.Speaking on Thursday morning during a meeting of the National Assembly’s programming committee‚ Mthembu said it was "regrettable" that some ministers regarded themselves as "superior" to the oversight authority of Parliament.Mthembu said some ministers had developed a trend of not taking parliamentary question time. He made the remarks after DA chief whip John Steenhuisen complained that International Relations Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, would not be in chamber on Thursday afternoon to respond to questions regarding the Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity debacle.Nkoana-Mashabane is currently on a working visit to Vietnam; Steenhuisen said she has not taken oral questions from MPs for a year now."On the issues raised relating to non-appearance on members of the executive to answer questions‚ in this instance, the Minister of Inter...

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