Backbenchers Related Quotes



“Partisan party considerations and public funds and cost should not mix.”

Lino Spiteri


“The role was carved out for government backbenchers purely for Nationalist Party reasons, not to satisfy any constitutional and public need, as in the case of Cabinet ministers and parliamentary secretaries, who head the Executive according to the democratic separation of powers.”

Lino Spiteri


“One should not attempt to buy private loyalty with public money.”

Lino Spiteri