The composition of Tonga's Cabinet and Parliament remains in the most disordered state we have witnessed since the nation embarked on a democratic reform process in 2010. While uncertainties remain in the forefront, the big task ahead for cabinet and parliament is the National Annual Budget to be passed before 1 July. For historical reasons, this year it's no ordinary budget.
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Results for King in Privy Council
Monday 21 May 2018
Tuesday 1 November 2016
Tonga's Parliament struggled to make decisions on two important issues before its 2016 session closed on Thursday, 27 October. The House was trying to establish new procedures for a parliamentary Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister and his Cabinet. The other difficult issue was who will hold the ultimate power to appoint an Anti-corruption Commissioner for Tonga. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
Monday 30 November 2015
A petition to revoke the appointment of the Prime Minister, Hon. Samuela 'Akilisi Pohiva as the Minister of Education, and Hon. 'Etuate Lavulavu as the Acting Minister of Education is in limbo.