27 Jan '16, 10am

4 potential implications from PM @leehsienloong’s speech on political changes: https://t.co/vN86g0M22Z

4 potential implications from PM @leehsienloong’s speech on political changes: https://t.co/vN86g0M22Z

Singapore needs good policies and good politics to succeed. Our political system is working now. But we must keep updating it to continue to have a high quality government in the longer term – one that is honest, competent and effective, that is always accountable to the electorate, and that upholds a multi-racial society.In Parliament today, I announced 3 things we will do to ensure this:First, we will increase the minimum number of opposition MPs, including Non-Constituency MPs, from 9 to 12 by the next election. We will also give them the same voting rights as MPs. This will in effect aid the opposition, giving their best losers more exposure and possibly building them up for the next round. But I believe this will be good for the government and good for Singapore. No ruling party and government should ever be afraid of open argument. Ultimately, Singapore will benefit ...

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