17 Aug '11, 8am

"What would you do if you disagreed strongly with the Cabinet?" #SGpresident candidates give their reply.

Q1 What would you do if you disagreed strongly with a policy that the Cabinet has endorsed? – Juliana Ho via email If large numbers of people express a view, and I see the government policy is not in line...I will express this strongly to the government privately... watch video I can only give a warning...it's still within the Constitution to actually tell the Cabinet... watch video A wise president will be able to use his channels of communication and access...if he has serious reservations...he will warn the Prime Minister... watch video My first approach is always to talk it over with the Prime Minister. He is a reasonable man. I may disagree passionately over issues but I will not confront. watch video

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