23 Aug '11, 4am

HDB's decision to lease sites to PA and exclude them from mgmt by Aljunied-Hougang Town Council an abuse of power: WP

SINGAPORE - The Housing and Development Board's (HDB) "unilateral decision" to lease 26 sites to the People's Association (PA) and exclude them from common property managed by the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council "is politically motivated and an abuse of power", the Workers' Party (WP) charged yesterday. In response, the HDB said it regularly adjusts its list of sites managed by a town council, based on legitimate requests from relevant agencies or civic organisations, while the PA argued the practice of leasing public spaces for community activities "is not new, nor is it peculiar" to Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC). The exchange of words began after Aljunied GRC Member of Parliament (MP) Chen Show Mao accused the Citizens' Consultative Committee (CCC) in his Paya Lebar ward of putting residents in a spot by insisting that they cannot invite the newly-electe...

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