PAP casting net wide for candidates
Published on Sep 5, 2014 9:22 AM
The People's Action Party (PAP) is casting its net wide for potential MPs to field in the next general election, and that includes looking at those who are polytechnic and ITE graduates.
But what matters more is that they are good people, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said last night during a live television forum.
Amid the Government's recent move to get people to look beyond a university degree as the sole route to a good career and success, Mr Lee was asked whether there might be even more non-degree PAP candidates in the future.
"We are casting our net very wide, and we invite a lot of people to tea," he said. "We will try very hard to look for them. And whenever we find a good man or a good woman, we will field him," he added.
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