What Singaporeans hope for from talks with 4G team

To ensure that people will be unafraid to voice their opinions, some think that the Government should not get directly involved in facilitating the talks.
To ensure that people will be unafraid to voice their opinions, some think that the Government should not get directly involved in facilitating the talks. PHOTO: LIN ZHAOWEI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

The dialogue series to be launched by the fourth-generation ministers and MPs is a chance for regular Singaporeans to influence policy thinking - and more broadly, establish a new relationship of trust with these younger political leaders, said members of the public.

For this exercise to go beyond lip service, they hope to see feedback being carefully considered and for follow-up action - such as pilot solutions - to be taken where feasible, said 15 Singaporeans, including experts and activists, interviewed.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 19, 2018, with the headline 'What Singaporeans hope for from talks with 4G team'. Print Edition | Subscribe