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S'pore in 'sweet spot' as politics and policies work constructively together: PM Lee

Civil service must be neutral and non-political and yet politically sensitive and responsive, he says at Admin Service event

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The civil service, whose primary responsibility is to develop effective policies, must serve the elected government of the day under the Singapore system, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday.

Singapore

THE civil service, whose primary responsibility is to develop effective policies, must serve the elected government of the day under the Singapore system, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday.

Even so, all civil servants should remain "politically impartial" and