Parliament House in Singapore. Photo: AFP Parliament House in Singapore. Photo: AFP
Parliament House in Singapore. Photo: AFP
Peh Shing Huei
Opinion

Opinion

Peh Shing Huei

Singapore election: NCMP scheme lets losers win but at what price?

  • Singapore’s non-constituency MP scheme was devised to satisfy voters wanting a PAP government but also elected opposition to keep them in check
  • But is there a Catch-22 when ‘best losers’ among opposition candidates accept the role?

Parliament House in Singapore. Photo: AFP Parliament House in Singapore. Photo: AFP
Parliament House in Singapore. Photo: AFP
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