11 Sep '11, 4pm

PM Lee defends PAP involvement in PA - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday that the People's Association's (PA) grassroots organisations, as part of the government, require "somebody who is working on behalf of the government". He was defending the practice of appointing members of the ruling People's Action Party as advisers of the statutory board's some 1,800 grassroots organisations. "It's like having a Ministry of Education. The civil servants are impartial, are neutral, but the minister is a government minister. Or the Minister for Health, or, for that matter, the CDC mayor -- he is a government person," he said. "And so, the grassroots adviser has to be somebody who can work with the government and help the government to achieve its goals on the ground. I think that's necessary," he was quoted by The Straits Time s as saying. Lee, on the sidelines of a ceremony to appoint district councillors ...

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