05 May '11, 11pm

WP cries foul over last-minute leaflet sent by PAP

SINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) is crying foul over a leaflet sent by the People's Action Party's (PAP) Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency (GRC) team to the residents on Thursday. With minutes to go before midnight - just in time before Cooling Off Day kicked in - the WP posted a statement to rebut the allegations in the leaflet that the party was against home upgrading. The WP statement added: "This is misleading and mischievous. It was distributed just before the close of the campaign period, leaving little time for WP to respond and set the record straight." The newsletter, which was seen by Today, cited a blog post - dated Oct 20, 2009 - by WP East Coast GRC candidate Gerald Giam under a headline "WP's Housing Policy - it will reduce the value of your homes!" Mr Giam had said in his post: "HDB flats should remain no-frills public housing. There is no need to...

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