07 Feb '12, 11am

Does Singapore need NMPs? - Yahoo!: Read 'Does Singapore need NMPs?' on Yahoo!. Since the People's Action Party

The answer should be a straight No! Firstly, the NMPs' are there through nominations not made by the people but purely groups - groups that they belong to or are associated with. What makes them so unique that when even the people-elected MPs (who are also handsomely rewarded) cannot even resolve the issues that the NMPs' could. Or the MPs' who were people-elected (and again handsomely paid) are not able to see issues that the NMPs' could. If such a case prevails then perhaps that particular group or person (NMP) should be considered for election into parliament instead. If not mistaken NMPs also get paid (in allowance) somehow for their 'role', if so aren't the existing system that we have incapable of dealing with problems that outside help is needed and extra fundings incurred? It is certainly great in terms of showing our democratic system, however, it is my opinion th...

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