30 Apr '11, 7am

Go #georgeyeo I support you :) What's wrong with discussing local issues, asks George Yeo #SGelections

Go #georgeyeo I support you :) What's wrong with discussing local issues, asks George Yeo #SGelections

THE Workers' Party's seeming evasion of local issue is making the People's Action Party's (PAP) team leader in the hotly contested Aljunied GRC George Yeo 'very uncomfortable'. Local issues like solving the residents' daily problems and improving facilities for them are 'very important things' which he said his Workers' Party opponents, led by Mr Low Thia Khiang, have been steering clear of, focusing instead on national issues, like calling for a 'First World Parliament'. Speaking to reporters after a walkabout in Serangoon North, Mr Yeo said: 'I feel very uncomfortable that the WP doesn't want to talk about these things. What is wrong with talking about these things? 'They say, 'Oh, we don't know what is national, what is local, please vote for us, and after you vote for us, then we will think about what to do'.' Mr Yeo said what matters to his team, who includes Minister...

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