GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Time for parliament to buckle down and tackle task at hand
Will these committee chairs and their fellow MPs do the work parliament actually needs them to do? Who knows. Maybe some will surprise
The elections are done and dusted, the president has announced his sort of new, reconfigured cabinet and has delivered his state of the nation address; it is now time for the sixth parliament to start doing its work.
There is a lot to be done. But for parliament to be able to do this it must move away from the lacklustre way it performed in the previous administration and show that it really does have teeth.