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Opposition fails to stop RM6.9b increase to Budget 2021 in first bloc

The results of the vote are as follows, not in attendance 20, do not agree, 95, agree 105

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 30 — Opposition lawmakers lost by 10 votes in their attempt to block a to add RM6.9 billion in allocations for management expenditure within .

The division of the House was triggered after Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun found those supporting and rejecting this via a voice to be indistinguishable.

“The results of the vote are as follows, not in attendance 20, do not agree, 95, agree 105,” Azhar announced after the division

He added that the aforementioned allocation was considered as adopted in Budget 2021

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Unlike the policy stage for Budget 2021 last week, nearly all Opposition MPs had risen today when Azhar called for the division earlier. A minimum of 15 lawmakers must rise to trigger the division.

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