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MPS SET TO CHANGE DRESS CODE
MPS SET TO CHANGE DRESS CODE
22 May 2024 | 10:49

Members of Parliament (MPs) are set to change their dress code but still maintain the standard of being honourable members according to Mr. Jane Lekunya who moved the motion for the members to adopt the report on behalf of the Speaker of the National Assembly.Mr. Lekunya who is a Member of parliament for Mechachane constituency urged the House to resolve to adopt the Report of the Sessional Select Committee on the Standing Orders on

He said the Official Parliamentary Dress Code for the sittings of the House, Members shall be in their formal attire and that the formal attire for male Members of Parliament shall be a lounge suit, a pair of long trousers, a tie, a jacket and formal shoes. Mr. Lekunya further said the formal attire for female Members of Parliament shall be a dress suit or skirt suit (with top part not exposing cleavage and dress on or below the knee) or formal executive trouser suit, with adequately heeled shoes.

He said on Wednesdays, blankets/lehlosi and traditional regalia that conforms to formal attire may be worn by both male and female MPs. Mr. Lekunya stated that on Fridays, Members may be in their formal political party attire (bearing party symbols) while alternative dress code may be prescribed for a specific period to deviate from this Standing Order to observe specific events or developments as approved by the House.

In conclusion, Mr. Lekunya said the Standing Orders Committee wishes to present this Report to the House for consideration and adoption.The members were yet to debate over this motion in order to pronounce themselves whether they adopt the recommendations of the committee or would like to make changes.



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