25 Feb '17, 7am

[email protected] ’s Pritam Singh crowdsourcing ideas for water-hike speech for upcoming Budget debate: https://t.co/uGvTIp5Db4

.@wpsg ’s Pritam Singh crowdsourcing ideas for water-hike speech for upcoming Budget debate: https://t.co/uGvTIp5Db4

By now, many of us would have heard of the increase in water prices from July this year. The first water hike in 17 years was one of the changes delivered by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat during his 2017 budget statement on Feb. 20. According to Heng, the increase will be less than S$25 per month for three-quarters of businesses, and less than S$18 for three quarters of households. As a 30 percent hike is not small, the issue has attracted the public’s attention, as well as taken notice by opposition member of parliament Pritam Singh. Pritam shares his draft speech online So what is the next best thing the Workers’ Party Assistant Secretary General can do? He will be raising the issue in parliament during the upcoming Budget debate. But not before adopting a pretty unconventional route. That is, to crowdsource ideas and feedback for his speech. Pritam’s not starting from...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/02/wps-pritam-singh-crowdsourci...

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