15 Feb '12, 9am

Workers' Party expels Yaw Shin Leong

SINGAPORE : The Workers' Party has expelled its Member of Parliament (MP) for Hougang, Yaw Shin Leong, with immediate effect. Party Chairman Sylvia Lim said at a media conference on Wednesday that the party believes strongly in transparency and accountability, and expects no less from party members, especially an MP. She said transparency and accountability are key but these have not been met. She said Mr Yaw has been accused of several indiscretions in his private life. She said by continuing not to account to the party and the people, especially the residents of Hougang, he has broken the faith, trust and expectations of the party and the people. The shocking announcement came after weeks of speculation and rumours that Mr Yaw has had an alleged extra-marital affair with a fellow opposition member. Other WP MPs will cover his duties in Hougang. Ms Lim said the decision w...

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