08 Jul '11, 12pm

(Yahoo Sg) MND reviews Town Council Management Report framework: The reporting on how town councils... #Singapore

"Introduced in 2009, the TCMR framework was put in place to provide residents with objective information on the key areas of estate management." If this was truly the aim of the TCMR framework as conceived in 2009, then I dare to venture to say that it has failed such an objective of being 'objective'. First, an unspoken agenda of the TCMR, as it appears in the run-up to GE2011, is necessarily political. On the one hand, it is overtly meant to assess the performance of the Town Councils, which is a legitimate move. On the other hand, it is designed to portray the opposition-held wards in a negative light. We need no elaboration on this. If one can look at the past records, isn't it uncanny that the PAP-held wards consistently performed better than the opposition-held wards, when the truth is much more than this? Yet, we see that those PAP-held town councils are not perform...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/blogs/singaporescene/mnd-reviews...

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