Set up online platform for MPs to 'meet' residents

There is always a long queue at MPs' Meet-the-People sessions. Residents have to wait two to three hours before they get to see their MPs about their problems. And MPs have to work into the wee hours to interview residents.

I suggest having an online platform for Meet-the-People sessions, to cater to residents who are social media-savvy.

This can save residents time and improve the MPs' productivity.

It is also in line with Singapore's Smart Nation initiative.

Yeow Hwee Ming

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 14, 2015, with the headline 'Set up online platform for MPs to 'meet' residents'. Print Edition | Subscribe