08 Sep '11, 2am

Workers' Party chief Low Thia Khiang rules out accepting 'Unofficial Leader of the Opposition' title

Workers' Party chief Low Thia Khiang rules out accepting 'Unofficial Leader of the Opposition' title

Workers' Party (WP) chief Low Thia Khiang (above) has ruled out accepting the title previously given to the MP heading the largest opposition party in Parliament - 'Unofficial Leader of the Opposition'. -- ST PHOTO: TERENCE TAN By Elgin Toh Workers' Party (WP) chief Low Thia Khiang has ruled out accepting the title previously given to the MP heading the largest opposition party in Parliament - 'Unofficial Leader of the Opposition'. Speaking to The Straits Times one month ahead of the opening of the 12th Parliament, he said: 'Let's not kid ourselves. Either you have a leader of the opposition, or you do not have it. There's no need to have an unofficial leader of the opposition.' The secretary-general of WP, which now has six seats in Parliament after winning the five-member Aljunied GRC and the Hougang single-seat ward in the May General Election, added that the term sound...

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