30 Apr '11, 2am

‘We want to listen to your heart and bring it to Parliament.’ - Benjamin Pwee

‘We want to listen to your heart and bring it to Parliament.’ - Benjamin Pwee

by Benjamin Cheah/ photos by Ko Siew Huey ‘We want to listen to your heart and bring it to Parliament.’ These words, uttered by Mr Benjamin Pwee, seemed to be the Singapore People’s Party’s (SPP) rallying cry. The three key themes of the rally were government accountability, increasing costs of public housing, and increasing number of foreigners. All speakers took every opportunity to deride the People’s Action Party (PAP) on these three fronts, but of the SPP’s proposals they said little. The rally got off to a slow start. Ms Juliana Juwahir started the rally by declaring that voters should always be heard whenever policies are formulated, and that policies ‘should benefit the people of Singapore.’ She said that the SPP stands for ‘accountability, transparency and debate in Parliament’ in this election. She also talked about the five working groups the SPP have started to...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/04/spp-%e2%80%98this-is-...

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