10 Sep '11, 2pm

PM Lee defends the practice of appointing candidates from the PAP as grassroots advisers for PA organisations

PM Lee defends the practice of appointing candidates from the PAP as grassroots advisers for PA organisations

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong defended the practice of appointing candidates from the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) as grassroots advisers for local People's Association (PA) organisations. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday defended the practice of appointing candidates from the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) as grassroots advisers for local People's Association (PA) organisations. Like ministries, the PA's grassroots organisations are part of the Government, said Mr Lee, who is the chairman of PA. They therefore require guidance from 'somebody who is working on behalf of the Government'. Read the full report in this week's edition of The Sunday Times. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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