26 May '11, 2am

"Can PM Lee win over the civil service sector?" #Singapore

"Can PM Lee win over the civil service sector?" #Singapore

SPP candidate Jimmy Lee questions if civil servants themselves believe in the need for change. (Yahoo! photo) Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has to work hard to win members of the civil service over to his agenda of change, says Singapore People's Party's (SPP) Jimmy Lee. During an hour-long interview with Yahoo! Singapore earlier this week, the 36-year-old, who was part of the SPP Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC team, questioned just how effective PM Lee's call for change and the need to relook policies from a clean slate would be. Lee said the reason for his sceptism is because in casual conversations he's had with civil servants, he's heard terms such as "populist measures" to describe PM Lee's recent actions. "I believe when you put a label like 'populist measures' on an effort to change, then you don't have the mindset to change," said the former Defence Science and Technology A...

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