29 Jul '17, 6am

Ex-GIC chief economist Yeoh Lam Keong explains why MPs running town councils is a terrible idea

“If they have confidence that the candidate can look after their constituency, they are more likely to have confidence that the candidate’s party can form the next government of Singapore. Certainly, if the voters cannot even trust a party to run their constituency, they will surely not want that party to form the government. They may be right or wrong in their choice, but at least they will vote in accordance with their belief that their constituency and national interests are better served with a particular candidate or a particular party.”

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/07/ex-gic-chief-economist-yeoh-...

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Could not agree more.

mothership.sg 30 Jul '17, 12am

“If they have confidence that the candidate can look after their constituency, they are more likely to have confidence tha...