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Leader of the Opposition to lead scrutiny of government, receive confidential briefings

Position comes with double an elected MP's allowance; Pritam Singh to donate half of it to charitable and other causes

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With more resources for Pritam Singh, more will also be expected of the opposition, SMU professor Eugene Tan said.

Singapore

AMONG other duties, Singapore's new Leader of the Opposition will take the lead in presenting alternative views in parliamentary debates, and may be called upon to attend official state functions, said the Office of the Speaker of Parliament and Office of the Leader of the House...

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