New Ethical Code At Knesset: Dock MKs’ Salaries For Bad Behavior


knessets-foreign-affairs-and-defense-committee-tzachi-hanegbiAfter years of parliamentary stunts and shouting matches, lawmakers may have to mind their behavior to abide by the new ethical code for the legislature that MK Miki Rosenthal (Labor) and Knesset House Committee chairman Tzachi Hanegbi (Likud Beytenu) plan to submit today.

“There will be no opposition or coalition on this matter; rather, we will join hands across party lines to strengthen the legislature’s image,” Hanegbi, one of the 19th Knesset’s veteran MKs, said of the bipartisan effort. Read more here.

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  1. Can a MK still handcuff themselves to the podium if they don’t agree to what is going on? I tried that in high school and it did not work any better for me there.