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The Workers' Party formally takes over the running and operations of the Aljunied Town Council today

The Workers' Party formally takes over the running and operations of the Aljunied Town Council today

The Workers' Party (WP) formally takes over the running and operations of the Aljunied Town Council from the People's Action Party (PAP) today. -- ST PHOTO: TED CHEN THE Workers' Party (WP) formally takes over the running and operations of the Aljunied Town Council from the People's Action Party (PAP) today, following the opposition party's win in the GRC at the May 7 general election. Services such as rubbish disposal and cleaning and maintenance of estates in the group representation constituency remain unaffected, as the new council has taken on the existing contracts and will oversee them. The council also moved to reassure residents in a July 15 letter to households that service and conservancy charges will remain the same until further notice. These range from $28 a month for two-room units to $66 for five-room flats. The most significant change ahead of the handover...

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