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Processes and checks in place when appointing and re-appointing grassroots leaders

Response to parliamentary question on background checks and code of conduct requirements for grassroots leaders (including patrons)

Written PQ 5705. Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim: To ask the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) whether the People's Association conducts any background checks on individuals that it plans to appoint to grassroots positions such as patrons of Committees; (b) whether there are code of conduct requirements for individuals holding such grassroots appointments; (c) whether such requirements preclude an individual appearing at a foreign country's political event or organising events to promote specific political causes.

  1. This question has been addressed. I refer Member to the reply to Question 5 of Parliament Sitting no. 123 on 16 Feb 2024.
Last updated on 03 April 2024