The news portal’s crack Political Desk team has combed through 125 hansards of 2019 over a three-week project and presents its findings.
The research does not claim to be an exhaustive work on the contributions of MPs to the work of Parliament. It does not include their work at committees as that would be nigh impossible to track.
It additionally does exclude parts of the hansard that manages the adjustment of minutes since that would major on minors.
In this next cluster of research, theghanareport presents you with a rundown of 39 MPs who never talked on the floor of the House in 2019, as indicated by the hansard.
Of the 39 MPs, 31 are with the overseeing New Patriotic Party (NPP). Out of the 36, female MPs in Parliament, five of them made the notorious rundown, having never spoken during the year under survey.
Somewhere in the range of 23 first-term MPs additionally didn’t talk on the floor while two notwithstanding being in their fourth term in parliament didn’t express a word during procedures.
In any event five names on this rundown are pastors or agent priests – including delegate serve for Roads and Highways Anthony Karbo and as of late advanced a Minister of State at the Ministry for the Interior, Byran Acheampong
Their names bring up issues about Ghana’s political framework which permits a lion’s share of clergymen to be selected from parliament. The training keeps on subverting crafted by parliament and the viability of MPs who get the official gesture.
This is anyway not prone to stress MPs the same number of enter parliament with an eye for clerical arrangements which accompanies enormous spending controls and individual advantages.
A position that comes with far greater political clout than an MP.
|Upper Denkyira East, NPP||NPP||M||4||Amoako, Nana|
|Akrofruom, NPP||NPP||M||4||Appiah-Pinkrah, Kwabena|
|Jaman South, NPP||NPP||M||3||Afful, Yaw|
|Berekum West, NPP||NPP||M||3||Boateng, Kwaku Agyenim|
|Bibiani-Anwiaso-Bekwai, NPP||NPP||M||2||Aboagye, Gyedu Kingsley|
|Abetifi, NPP||NPP||M||2||Acheampong, Bryan|
|Ahafo Ano South West, NPP||NPP||M||2||Adu, Johnson Kwaku|
|Afigya Kwabre North, NPP||NPP||M||2||Amaniampong, Nana Marfo|
|Kumawu, NPP||NPP||M||2||Basoah, Philip|
|Tema Central, NPP||NPP||M||2||Brako, Kofi|
|Asutifi North, NPP||NPP||M||2||Dahah, Benhazin Joseph|
|Karaga, NDC||NDC||M||2||Dandawa, Alhassan Sualihu|
|Amasaman, NDC||NDC||M||2||Laryea, Emmanuel Nii Okai|
|Salaga North, NDC||NDC||M||2||Mumuni, Alhassan|
|Agona East||NDC||F||2||Sawyerr, Queenstar Pokuah|
|Ayawaso East||NPP||M||2||Toure, Naser Mahama|
|Sissala West, NPP||NPP||M||1||Adamah, Patrick Al-Hassan|
|Zebilla, NPP||NPP||M||1||Adongo, Frank Fuseini|
|Akwatia, NPP||NPP||M||1||Adu-Gyamfi, Mercy|
|Atebubu/Amantin, NPP||NPP||M||1||Amoakohene, Kofi|
|Mampong, NPP||NPP||M||1||Ampratwum, Sarpong Kwaku|
|Subin, NPP||NPP||M||1||Antwi, Eugene Boakye|
|Akuapem North, NPP||NPP||F||1||Asiamah Adjei, Nana Dokua|
|Lower West Akim, NPP||NPP||M||1||Baffour, Eyiah Kyei|
|Obuasi East, NPP||NPP||M||1||Boakye-Yiadom, Patrick|
|Asunafo North, NPP||NPP||M||1||Bobie, Evans Opoku|
|Lawra, NPP||NPP||M||1||Karbo, Anthony N-Yoh Abayifaa|
|Nkoranza South, NPP||NPP||M||1||Konadu-Yiadom, Charles|
|Agona West,NPP||NPP||F||1||Morrison, Cynthia Mamle|
|Savelugu NPP||NPP||M||1||Mr Muhammed Abdul-Samed Gunu|
|Afigya Sekyere East||NDC||F||1||Nkansah-Boadu, Mavis|
|Upper Denkyira West||NPP||M||1||Nsowah-Djan, Samuel|
|New Edubease||NPP||M||1||Oduro, George|
|Wulensi||NPP||M||1||Ogajah, Thomas Donkor|
|Afram Plains South||NDC||M||1||Osei, Owusu Eric|
|Manso Nkwanta||NPP||M||1||Quarm, Joseph Albert|
|Bortianor-Ngleshie Amanfro||NPP||M||1||Saad, Habiab|
|Upper Manya Krobo||NDC||M||1||Tetteh, Joseph|
|North Dayi||NDC||F||1||Tetteh, Joycelyn|
Theghanareport is serialising the performance of MPs on the floor of the chamber. Watch out for the next episode on the most vocal debutants, plus research on the contributions of female MPs.