[WATCH] ' Not everyone will be happy with cabinet choices' - Muscat

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says that Cabinet will be announced tomorrow, adds 'not everyone will be happy' with Cabinet choices

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat speaking on the steps of the Labour HQ after the first meeting of the PL's parliamentary group.
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat speaking on the steps of the Labour HQ after the first meeting of the PL's parliamentary group.

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced that he would be announcing the new cabinet line-up tomorrow afternoon.

Muscat said that during the meeting, he explained to the PL parliamentary group how the Labour administration would be approaching the selection of a new cabinet line-up, and said that the parliamentary group expressed their trust in him.

"Our aim is that the cabinet is announced tomorrow afternoon," Muscat said.

Muscat however admitted that "not everyone was going to be happy," but insisted that "there will be a role for everyone."

"This does not mean that everyone will be a minister or a parliamentary secretary, but there will not be a situation where government excludes people," he said.

"We will work with the whole parliamentary group," Muscat said, adding that the Labour administration is also envisaging "involving the opposition."

Asked to react to calls by Labour exponents - among them Labour MP Evarist Bartolo - for Alternattiva Demokratika's 5,500 votes to receive some sort of recognition or representation, Muscat was receptive.

"My opinion is that this is an issue that should be discussed in the national convention for Constitutional reform, which he had originally proposed during his campaign. I think it is a legitimate issue which would be part of a revised electoral law that this government is ready to discuss with everyone."

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Involve eveyone respect everyone speak face to face with everyone earn their support give them a vision with a cherry (Thank you)on top 1
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Involve eveyone respect everyone speak face to face with everyone earn their support give them a vision with a cherry (Thank you)on top 1
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@chasbay1960 - What a puerile comment. So according to you a political party "owns" the votes of the people they push away with their misguided policies? I've never heard such garbage. I am what you may term as a "Protesting PN Supporter", but in modern times (i.e. not the 1960s) this means I can vote for whom I like, when I like, and no one party "Owns" my vote. I am free to give my vote to whomsoever I like, and thank God for people like Evarist Bartolo who has more political mettle in his little finger than you and your PN do put together.
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Can never understand why AD didn't concentrate on just one district. Maybe they'll stand a chance one day and can have a start for themselves. Why should anyone ask for charity of a seat in parliament? The majority of the result achieved in this election is a protest vote against the PN and a good PL campaign, not a freebie for AD.
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Can never understand why AD didn't concentrate on just one district. Maybe they'll stand a chance one day and can have a start for themselves. Why should anyone ask for charity of a seat in parliament? The majority of the result achieved in this election is a protest vote against the PN and a good PL campaign, not a freebie for AD.
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Yes they got 5506 from 13 districts, but not even half a quota from anyone district. I do not agree that they should get any parliamentary seat. If you analyse their votes, they got the most votes districts 9', 10, 11 and 12 which are PN district. Most probably they got most of these votes from protesting PN Supporters and not true AD sympathisers. They have no guarantee that these same people will vote AD in five years time. They have always relied on disgruntled voters to get their small share. Actually people do not see in AD a principled party.
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Ga mill-Gvern qed nghallmuhom lill-PN kif hija l-governanza serja. X'differenza mill-arroganza u l-ardir taghhom! Mhux ta' b'xejn in-nies taghhom ivvutaw PL.
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It's hard to like everyone with all those candidates but the start looks promising.Regarding the alternativa representation it's fare to say that with those amount of votes they deserve to have a say in parlament.

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