10 Apr '11, 7am

Scrutinise WP's manifesto #SGelections

Scrutinise WP's manifesto #SGelections

DEPUTY Prime Minister Wong Kan Seng called on voters to ask the Workers' Party for a detailed explanation on how it plans to implement the proposals set out in its manifesto. 'Like in all brochures that companies put out, you have to drill down to the details,' he told reporters on the sidelines of a community event in Bishan, 'What do they mean by the specific recommendations?' He cited, for example, the WP's call to peg the price of HDB flats to the median income of eligible buyers, and for flats to be affordable enough that mortgages can be paid off in 20 years instead of 30. 'If you want to pay the mortgage in 20 years, does it mean you have to pay a higher sum every month?' asked Mr Wong. 'And if you fix the price at the median income, will there also be restrictions on the sale (price)?' He also defended the Government's policy on immigration, arguing that the rapid ...

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