18 Feb '12, 2pm

*SG News* Workers' Party's Low Thia Khiang promises to look after Hougang...

*SG News* Workers' Party's Low Thia Khiang promises to look after Hougang...

SINGAPORE: Workers' Party (WP) Secretary-General Low Thia Khiang said he will have to spend more time looking after the residents of Hougang. This comes after the party expelled its Member of Parliament (MP) for Hougang Yaw Shin Leong, over a lack of accountability amid allegations of extramarital affairs. Mr Low was speaking to reporters at a constituency dinner, on Saturday evening . Mr Low was the MP for Hougang for 20 years. He entrusted the ward to his right-hand man Mr Yaw, and left to contest Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in the May 2011 General Election. Mr Low said he spoke to residents during the first Meet-the-People session after Mr Yaw's expulsion, and told them they can look for him personally. When asked if Aljunied GRC residents will suffer from less attention, Mr Low said he will spend as much time as he can. He said he can "afford to sp...

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