Jentrified Citizen – Why do some politicians lie to the citizens and think they can get away with it when the truth is so blatantly obvious and the writing is on the wall? How much longer do they think they can keep lying before the bubble bursts? It would be so much better for them and the people if they spent their time fixing the warped political system rather than fixing the opposition.
“Senior Minister of State for Education Indranee Rajah said the priority system for children going through Primary One registration is not linked to the government.” – TODAY, 13 May 2013.
The Senior Minister was responding to a suggestion by Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP), Lina Chiam, to abolish the primary school registration priority scheme for community leaders which she says is linked with the government.
Ms Indranee added that community leaders who get priority include those serving the Residents’ Committee, Neighbourhood Committee, Citizen’s Consultative Committee, Community Club Management Committee and the Community Development Council.
Ms Indranee’s statement that this is not linked to the government is a curious one for several reasons.
All the organisations she mentioned fall under the purview of the People’s Association (PA). You can view them here on the PA website. The PA, in turn, falls under the purview of the Ministry for Culture…
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