Tag: Pritam Singh

Pritam Singh says “sparks will fly” come elections

Singapore – Workers' Party (WP) leader, Pritam Singh, admitted that come elections, "sparks will fly", and "staring competitions" would happen between the People's Action Party (PAP) and WP regarding policies, yet continued to urge everyone to forward their concerns amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr Pritam...

Pritam Singh: “Quite uncanny” that SMCs where WP candidates contested were removed

Singapore—Speaking for the first time since the announcement of the changes to the electoral boundaries for the next General Election, Worker’s Party (WP) Secretary-General Pritam Singh told members of the press that it is “quite uncanny” that the Single Member Constituencies (SMCs) where the...

Workers’ Party: Why did EBRC decide to dissolve 3 SMCs?

Singapore – The opposition Workers' Party (WP) has questioned the decision-making of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) following the release of its report on Friday (March 13). The release of the report has raised the possibility that a General Election will be held in...

WP’s Pritam Singh seeks feedback from private hire bus drivers

Singapore – Private hire bus drivers have been urged to "organise themselves" and to contact Workers' Party leader Pritam Singh as he collects feedback for the proposed second Covid-19 support package. On Thursday (March 12), Mr Singh took to Facebook to urge the drivers to...

Heng Swee Keat meets Workers’ Party MPs during break in Parliament debates

Singapore -- Workers' Party leader Pritam Singh has shared that Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat met WP MPs during a break in parliamentary proceedings last week. On Friday (March 6), the WP Secretary-General went to Facebook to share some highlights during...

Vivian Balakrishnan to Pritam Singh: Govt stand on water issue remains unchanged

Singapore—The contentious water issue between Singapore and Malaysia was discussed in Parliament on Monday (March 2), during the Committee of Supply (COS) debate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Opposition leader Pritam Singh, the Secretary-General of the Workers’ Party (WP), addressed Foreign Affairs Minister...

Pritam Singh calls on Government to be transparent with its revenue and expenditure projections

Pritam Singh of the Workers' Party said on Friday (Feb 28) that the WP cannot support the GST hike until revenue and expenditure projections are made transparent. According to a recent report by Mothership, on the third day of the Budget debate, Mr Singh restated...

Netizens back Pritam Singh’s concern over Govt ability to enforce Stay-Home Notices

Singapore -- Workers' Party leader Pritam Singh voiced concern in Parliament on Feb 18 about the mandatory Stay-Home Notice effective from 11.59 pm that day for individuals returning from China. According to the Ministry of Manpower, all work pass holders who return from China have...

Pritam Singh visits Eunos RC offices despite not in grassroots network

Singapore -- Workers’ Party chief Pritam Singh has visited Residents' Committee (RC) offices in Eunos despite opposition Members of Parliament (MPs) not being part of the community grassroots network. In a social media post on Wednesday (Feb 5), Mr Singh wrote that he "dropped in...

Pritam Singh says balance of seats needed to provide meaningful check for PAP

Singapore—Speaking at the annual forum of the Workers’ Party (WP) on Sunday (Jan 19), Secretary-General Pritam Singh said that the candidates that WP is fielding in the upcoming General Election (GE) will serve competently in Parliament and “will do Singapore and our people proud”. While...