29 Apr '11, 3pm

#sgelections guess who said this in 2006? 'We want to have a First World parliament for Singapore."

Opposition members not of First World standard: MM If they act like a First World opposition, playing by the rules, the Government will return courtesy but if they behave like hooligans, they must expect to be treated like hooligans, says Minister Mentor Lee By Sumiko Tan April 23, 2006 The Straits Times FOR Singapore to have a First World parliament, there must be opposition members of a First World standard, but this is not the case, Mr Lee Kuan Yew said last night. The Minister Mentor added: 'If the opposition acts like a First World opposition playing by the rules, the Government will return the courtesy. 'If they behave like hooligans, they must expect to be treated like hooligans.' The quality of the opposition was the theme of his remarks in both Mandarin and English at a community function in Redhill Lane Market and Food Centre, which he attended with his Tanjong P...

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