23 Aug '11, 3am

HDB & People's Association respond to Aljunied issue. Ah, the Taichi/Act Blur strategy.

HDB & People's Association respond to Aljunied issue. Ah, the Taichi/Act Blur strategy.

The Housing Board (HDB) and People's Association (PA) have issued official responses to the ongoing dispute over the use of community sites in Aljunied GRC. Below are their responses: HDB response: Ms Sylvia Lim accused the HDB of helping the People's Association (PA) to prevent elected MPs from holding activities at those sites and to curtail the ground presence of the MPs. A Housing and Development Board (HDB) spokesman said: "From time to time, HDB adjusts its list of sites managed by a Town Council, based on legitimate requests from relevant agencies or civic organisations. "In this case, People Association (PA) has requested tenancy for the sites for the purpose of organising community activities." "Anyone who wishes to use the site can apply to PA." "HDB had granted PA's application for tenancy of these sites, which PA had been using frequently to conduct community a...

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