Roles of an MP

The four major roles of Your Member of Parliament

  1.  Legislation: MPs debate and pass laws through which the institutions of Government endeavour to guide the country’s development.
  2.  Representation: MPs represent their constituents’ views in Parliament and bring to the attention of relevant Ministers different matters of national concern.
  3.  Budget approval: MPs analyse and pass (approve) the national budget for every financial year and approve loans.
  4. Oversight: MPs monitor and bring to the attention of Ministers and the public the misuse of Government funds, violations of the rule of law and unlawful activities.