23 Aug '11, 6am

Workers’ Party hits back at HDB, PA #Singapore

Workers’ Party hits back at HDB, PA #Singapore

The Workers' Party has accused the HDB of abusing its power and of being politically-motivated. (Yahoo! file p … In the latest turn of events, the Workers' Party (WP) is accusing the Housing and Development Board (HDB) of abusing its power, which has resulted in WP Members of Parliament unable to hold or attend activities at strategic sites. In a strongly-worded statement on Monday, WP chairman Sylvia Lim said the HDB informed the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council, managed by the WP MPs, in June that 26 commonly-used sites were to be excluded from the town council's management. She noted that these sites were "strategically located, being hard courts or amphitheatres highly suitable for organising social activities". These sites were previously managed by the former Aljunied Town Council, run by People's Action Party (PAP) MPs. "No background nor rationale was given for the de...

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Dr Tony Tan urges HDB to look into WP-PA dispute #Singapore

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