03 Apr '11, 11am

GE: Lim Biow Chuan confident of voter support in upcoming GE

GE: Lim Biow Chuan confident of voter support in upcoming GE

SINGAPORE : Mountbatten has been carved out of Marine Parade GRC to become a Single-Member Constituency (SMC) following the re-drawing of electoral boundaries. The ward's current MP, Lim Biow Chuan, is confident of garnering support from some 23,000 voters there in the upcoming General Election. Mr Lim said the confidence stems from consistent work with residents for the past five years. Mr Lim's Mountbatten ward has seen eligible HDB blocks being upgraded with lifts on every floor, and the installation of barrier-free facilities. Private estates have also undergone the estate upgrading programme. Mr Lim said he will continue with upgrading works if he is elected as the MP of the new Mountbatten SMC, which opposition parties have shown interest in. On Sunday morning, Mr Lim mingled with his Mountbatten residents. Earlier on Sunday morning, National Solidarity Party (NSP) c...

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