With an annual salary of over $1.1 million, Singapore’s entry-level ministers are among the highest paid people in the country. (Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is paid $2.2 million a year.)
Despite this, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong was recently reported to have said ministers are not paid enough: “I am telling you the ministers are not paid enough, and down the road, we are going to get a problem with getting people to join the government, because civil servants now earn more than ministers.”
Following ‘s ESM Goh’s comments, we put this question to you: Are ministers in Singapore paid enough?
Take the poll and let us know in the comments why you voted the way you did.