15 Feb '12, 11pm

Workers' Party boots out Hougang MP Yaw Shin Leong for not coming clean on his alleged extramarital affairs

Workers' Party boots out Hougang MP Yaw Shin Leong for not coming clean on his alleged extramarital affairs

After weeks of insisting it would not respond to rumours, the Workers' Party on Wednesday booted out Hougang MP Yaw Shin Leong for not coming clean on his alleged extramarital affairs. With that dramatic gesture, the party made history for being the first to expel an MP from its ranks, thereby ousting him out of his seat, as required by the Constitution. Talk now swirls on a looming by-election. But Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, on whom the decision rests, made it plain last night he would not be so easily moved by a chain of events that was the WP's own doing. 'The WP has let down the voters of Hougang,' he said, adding that an election was a serious matter and he would have to consider the matter carefully first. Background story REFUSAL TO ACCOUNT HAS BROKEN TRUST 'Shin Leong has been accused of several indiscretions in his private life. By continuing not to account t...

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