Major parties neglecting constitutional reform: SDP

’IRRESPONSIBLE’:The SDP convener said the party’s goal was to see democratic principles enshrined in the Constitution, which should also promote diversity

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 07, 2015
By: Lii Wen  /  Staff reporter

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) yesterday accused the nation’s major political parties of being “irresponsible” about constitutional reform and urged the legislature to prioritize the public good over partisan interests.

SDP convener Fan Yun (范雲), a National Taiwan University professor, told a Taipei news conference that proposed amendments to the Constitution should ensure social diversity is represented in the legislature through electoral reforms.     [FULL  STORY]

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