08 Jan '12, 9am

[TOC] Paradigm shifts needed to reform political pay structure

All these problems we have been witnessing with the Ministers and MPs behaving like they are party of the ruling party rather than servants of the people could have been attributable to the lack of clear defined constitutional and general laws and regulations in our system allowing the ruling party over time to succeed in manipulating the laws and regulations and the parliamentary democracy that t…oday resulted in a overly powerful executive which has usurped the power of parliament. Today, the whole parliament and the MPs are totally under the control of the executive. It has now become only a rubber stamp with the executive in charge being able to introduce legislations like GRCs and ministerial salary benchmarking to private sector being at the whim and fancy of the exeuctive. Over time, the executive has become too powerful and treated themselves as the ultimate decisi...

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