23 Aug '11, 3pm

Still begs the question, why HDB leased to PA in the first bloody place when it was under the care of PREVIOUS TC?

SINGAPORE: The People's Association (PA) is lifting its conditions for non-PA grassroots organisations which want to lease its sites in areas managed by Aljunied-Hougang Town Council. In a joint statement with the National Development Ministry on Tuesday night, the association explained that as long as events are non-political in nature, it will not impose any conditions on the organisers about whom they want to invite. This means that opposition MPs and PAP grassroots advisers alike could be invited to grassroots events. PA said it is lifting the conditions because the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council stated on 19 August that it too will not put any restrictions on guests of grassroots organisations using their facilities. It said it welcomes the town council's new position. PA noted that there have been occasions in the past when the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council had told o...

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