15 Feb '12, 11pm

“@STcom: WP has let Hougang voters down in its handling of Yaw's alleged affair: PM Lee efficient PAP.

“@STcom: WP has let Hougang voters down in its handling of Yaw's alleged affair: PM Lee efficient PAP.

The Workers' Party (WP) has let down the voters of Hougang in its handling of Mr Yaw Shin Leong's alleged extramarital affair, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Wednesday. -- ST PHOTO: ASHLEIGH SIM By Janice Heng The Workers' Party (WP) has let down the voters of Hougang in its handling of Mr Yaw Shin Leong's alleged extramarital affair, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Wednesday. Mr Yaw was the WP's MP for Hougang constituency until his expulsion from the party on Wednesday left the seat vacant. Under the law, the Prime Minister decides whether to call a by-election. Mr Lee said he would consider the issue carefully. 'Now, the Hougang SMC (single-member constituency) seat is vacant, as a result of what Mr Yaw Shin Leong has done, and the way the WP has handled the matter,' he said in a statement to the media. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powere...

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