22 Aug '11, 4pm

HDB abusing its power as land owner, says WP

SINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) has accused the HDB of abusing its power as land owner by transferring the management rights of 26 common areas from the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council to the People's Association. It also said that the PA has curtailed the ground presence of the elected WP MPs by warning residents who apply for permits to hold events at these sites not to invite the elected WP MPs or risk having their applications turned down in subsequent years. The WP took over the town council from the ruling People's Action Party (PAP), following their win at the General Election in May. In a statement to the media, WP chairman Sylvia Lim said the town council received an email from HDB on June 21, informing them of a list of sites to be excluded from their management. This included 26 sites which had previously been managed by the former Aljunied Town Council under t...

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