27 May '11, 10am

[ST] MND wants HDB to rent out void deck space to MPs

[ST] MND wants HDB to rent out void deck space to MPs

Ministry of National Development (MND) has made a request to the Housing Development Board (HDB) for it to begin renting out void deck space for elected Members of Parliament (MPs) to conduct Meet-the-People sessions. -- ST PHOTO: SAMUEL HE THE Ministry of National Development (MND) has made a request to the Housing Development Board (HDB) for it to begin renting out void deck space for elected Members of Parliament (MPs) to conduct Meet-the-People sessions. The MND proposes the spaces be rented out at concessionary rates similar to that levied for non-profit, social communal uses. Some MPs currently hold Meet-the-People sessions at open void decks, while others rent premises sublet by social and educational centres.

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