07 Jan '12, 10pm

SPP responds to ministerial pay review

SPP responds to ministerial pay review

SINGAPORE: The Singapore People's Party (SPP) has issued a response to the recommendations of the ministerial pay review released earlier this week, highlighting two aspects of the review it plans to focus on at the parliamentary debate scheduled for January 16. One is the pegging of ministerial salaries to the top 1,000 earners in Singapore. In a statement sent to the media shortly after 12am on Sunday morning, SPP Non-constituency MP Lina Chiam said: "It intrigues me as to how this new peg will play itself out for the next five years, compared to the old formula." The second point is the key performance indicators (KPIs) for the ministers' bonuses. "The main KPI for the Minister for Transport, for example, should be the quality of Singapore's public transport system. His KPI should not be the general state of the economy, as is provided for in their new National Bonus," ...

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