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Criticisms not a rejection of all Government policies: MP Inderjit

Published on Jun 6, 2014 8:01 PM

SINGAPORE - Just over a week after writing a Facebook post that hit out hard at government policies and the civil service, Ang Mo Kio GRC MP Inderjit Singh has sought to clarify his remarks.

Mr Singh, a veteran MP of the People's Action Party (PAP), explained that although he had, in his earlier post, criticised policies he felt were wanting, he had also acknowledged that the Government was resolving many problems, such as those in areas like transport and housing, and was setting a new direction forward, especially in its social policies.

"Although I disagreed with some policies which I highlighted, some seem to think that I was rejecting all the PAP Government's policies, which is not the case," he said in a Facebook post on Thursday.

He had for example singled out the Pioneer Generation Package - what he called "the icing on the cake" - as an inclusive policy showing compassion.

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