Monday, 9 November 2009 8:51 AM

PM Defends Integrity Bill

Prime Minister Dr Derek Sikua has defended his government against critics that he is running a dictator government pushing for a political parties integrity concept too fast without mass education on the reform.

Speaking on Friday during his weekly press conference, Prime Minister Sikua described the critics as 'misguided', saying his government is a government that works hard to ensure it delivers what it says.

He says that except for a few individuals, "there is no real opposition to the reforms that government is proposing."

He says he is confident that there is wide public support for the political reforms proposed by his government.

He says the government is not taking a dictatorial approach on the various reforms it is seeking stating that only people who care about the country will support the changes.

The Political Parties Integrity Bill will be tabled in parliament during this month's meeting.

A political commentator, speaking on the condition of anonymity, says that his concern is that

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