09 Apr '11, 12pm

GE: Opposition should work to secure one-third of seats in parliament, says WP's Sylvia Lim

GE: Opposition should work to secure one-third of seats in parliament, says WP's Sylvia Lim

SINGAPORE: "Towards a First World Parliament" - that is the Workers' Party campaign slogan for the elections. It calls for more opposition voices to keep the ruling party on its toes by occupying enough seats to block any constitutional amendment that requires at least two thirds of the House votes. Ms Lim was speaking to reporters at its headquarters in Syed Alwi Road, where the Workers' Party unveiled their campaign slogan and manifesto for the election. Ms Lim said: "If we really believe the constitution is important to us and that it should not be amended for inadequate reasons, then I think it's very important for us to defend it. "And if the government should ever try to amend it for partisan advantage for example, I think it's important for there to be sufficient numbers of members of the house to vote against it." Ms Lim also responded to comments made by Deputy Pr...

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