10 May '11, 12pm

SDP approaches NSP on possible merger of parties: Then called NDP ah?

SDP approaches NSP on possible merger of parties: Then called NDP ah?

SINGAPORE: The National Solidarity Party's Secretary-General, Goh Meng Seng, says he has been approached by the Singapore Democratic Party's Tan Jee Say to discuss a possible merger between the two parties. Mr Goh says the idea was put forth after the General Election, and he will raise it for discussion at his party's next Central Executive Committee meeting on Thursday. He expects the discussion to take some time. When contacted, Mr Tan acknowledged the casual conversation took place over breakfast on a morning after the election. He said SDP's Secretary-General, Dr Chee Soon Juan, had in fact encouraged him to initiate the conversation. He added the party is always open to greater cooperation for opposition unity. Mr Tan said the merger would allow more efficient use of resources. He said the idea also resonated with voters and supporters. Mr Tan was one of 11 candidate...

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