AHTC clarifies roles of WP leaders in response to MND’s inquiry, emphasizing collective decision for accountability

Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) has clarified that Workers’ Party (WP) chair Sylvia Lim hasn’t directly participated in its procurement and payment processes since 2020, while WP chief Pritam Singh is part of town council committees dealing with purchases, tenders, and contracts.

AHTC emphasized that committee decisions are collective, minimizing the risk of unilateral decision-making, thus ensuring effective representation of residents’ needs.

Singapore to revisit equitable housing options: Echoes of opposition proposals?

Singapore’s National Development Minister Desmond Lee announces plans to study more equitable housing access, echoing proposals and ideology previously rejected from the opposition Progress Singapore Party. The move raises questions about the government’s shifting stance on public housing policies.