22 May '11, 9pm

PM Lee : Nothing's sacrosanct in Government review of policies....: I remember in 2002 sensing that there was sl...

I remember in 2002 sensing that there was slight desire for change on the ground, elected PM appointed Vivian Balakrishnan to head the Remaking Singapore Committee [Link ]. It was committee was split up into 5 sub committees called Beyond Careers, Beyond Condo, Beyond Club, Beyond Credit Card and Beyond Cars were also formed to review specific areas. Minister Vivian as chair of the committee quickly proclaimed that there would be no sacred cows (except meritocracy & racial issues). If you go through the recommendations, it talks about a more consultative govt, better transport system, more help for low income families, etc. Most of the 70 recommendations were accepted by the govt in 2004. In 2006, the PAP won by a landslide with 66.6% of the votes. Although support fell by 6% from the previous election in 2001, it was seen as okay because it was viewed that the high suppor...

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