23 Jul '11, 4am

Are you 'touched' by your 'extremely hardworking' PAP ministers and MPs?

In other First World countries, MPs are expected to partake in the formulating and implementing of policies, but in Singapore, it appears that they are merely ‘messengers’ to serve as a bridge between the people and the government. Speaking during a farewell party for retiring PAP ministers and MPs yesterday, former PAP Chairman Lim Boon Heng called on PAP MPs to help explain its policies to Singaporeans and to ‘persuade’ them to follow its ’cause.’ ‘Everyone has a responsibility to explain it to his constituents at the various grassroots functions. And each one has his following, and has influence, and must help to persuade the people. In recent conversations with various people, what came across to me is that many Singaporeans do not fully understand our policies,’ he said. He added that PAP MPs also have to overcome the perception that they do not listen as Singaporeans...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/07/23/lim-boon-heng-we-...

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