28 May '11, 1am

Does that mean the opposition MPs can now build offices at the HDB void decks?

After receiving constant criticisms over the years at its blatant refusal to allow elected opposition MPs to use Residents’ Committee or RCs’ offices at the constituencies to conduct their weekly Meet-the-People sessions, the vindictive PAP regime finally yields to public pressure and give a ‘token’ concession. In a statement issued on its website, the Ministry of National Development under the regime announced that it has asked HDB to to “allow elected MPs who wish to do so to rent an appropriate amount of void deck space to set up an MP’s office, to conduct their Meet-the-People sessions.” The rental will be at a concessionary rate, similar to that levied for non-profit, social communal uses. While PAP MPs conduct their MPS in the comforts of air-conditioned offices at the RCs, opposition MPs such as the former MP for Potong Pasir had to conduct theirs at the HDB void de...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/05/27/pap-now-allows-op...

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