09 Apr '11, 2am

(TTR) Why the PAP has to be the minority in parliament after the elections?

Singapore and Singaporean interest is no longer in the hearts and minds of the candidates offered by the “Pro Alien Party”, even as loud as they wish to state their goals about serving Singaporeans’ interests in Parliament. In 52 years, since the “Pro Alien Party dominated Parliament, no PAP Member of Parliament has ever broke their Party rule and voted against any policy Bills proposed by the PAP Cabinet to be passed into Legislations. All that the PAP MP can do is to speak and debate, but when the time comes to vote for the Bill, every PAP MP will support the Bill to be passed into Legislation to become LAW. From the removal of our basic Political Rights guaranteed in the Singapore Constitution; to the removal of the ‘Right of Citizenship’ if one is overseas and does not return to Singapore even once within ten years; the approval of the obscenely high Minimum Wage guara...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/04/09/why-the-pap-has-t...

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