The 4G refresh of the social compact should include politics

Recent policy changes helmed by 4G ministers point to a move towards a more equitable society. That should be extended to the way domestic politics is carried out too

It will be decided in due course whether Mr Lawrence Wong is to take over as Prime Minister and fight the next election. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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With the thorny issue of political succession more or less settled, it is time for the 4G or fourth generation of political leaders to consolidate the team and show Singaporeans what they really stand for.

Mr Lawrence Wong has been picked to lead the People's Action Party (PAP) team of ministers, making him the designated successor to Mr Lee Hsien Loong as PAP leader and Prime Minister.

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