Tag: Workers’ Party

Pritam Singh does not back down, calls out the People’s Association’s ‘repeated’ failure to communicate

(Part 3) In the third part of a saga involving the time it took to build a Barrier-Free-Access (BFA) ramp in Aljunied GRC, Workers’ Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh alleged on Saturday (19 October) – in a response to Grassroots adviser Chua Eng Leong -...

PAP grassroots adviser hits back at Pritam Singh’s “unsubstantiated comments” about the delay in completion of a Barrier Free Access Ramp

(Part 2) In a Facebook post last Tuesday, Chief of the Workers’ Party (WP) Pritam Singh highlighted some “double standards” he thought the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) had when it came to upgrading projects. He shared an example of a Barrier-Free-Access (BFA) ramp at Blk...

Veteran opposition politician and former WP member renounces his support for Workers’ Party, says, “I will definitely not “support” them anymore”

Veteran opposition politician Goh Meng Seng, formerly a member of the Workers' Party (WP), and Secretary-General of the National Solidarity Party (NSP) before becoming the Secretary-General of the People's Power Party (PPP), renounced his support for the WP on social media yesterday (October 14). In...

Pritam Singh: “the PAP has adopted such political double standards”

(Part 1) Chief of the Workers’ Party (WP) Pritam Singh highlighted some double standards he thought the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) had when it came to upgrading projects. He shared an example of a Barrier-Free-Access (BFA) ramp at Blk 108 Bedok Reservoir Road that “was...

Calvin Cheng raises possible political implications of AHTC saga

Workers’ Party (WP) parliamentarians Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim and Pritam Singh have been found liable for damages suffered by the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) on October 11. Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng brought up possible political implications as a result...

HDB shares facts on AHTC, says, “crux of the issue therefore is the lack of integrity in the use of public funds”

In a revelation on social media, the Housing Development Board (HDB) shared some facts from the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) case, following the High Court judgement (October 11). The HDB shared three facts from the case and added that, “The crux of the issue therefore...

Workers’ Party makes snide remark about poorly drawn electoral boundaries

A Facebook post of the page of the Workers’ Party pointed out the absurdity of some of the existing electoral boundaries. The party shared that they were doing walkabouts “yesterday at “Eunos” division of Aljunied GRC, which is geographically located at Bedok Reservoir Road”. Ironically, they...

WP politician on the state of politics: “Singapore may be 54 years old but our democracy is an infant, stifled”

Former Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Yee Jenn Jong reminisced about the time he entered into Marine Parade GRC after the boundary changes absorbed Joo Chiat SMC into the former. Despite losing to the People’s Action Party (PAP) with only 35 per cent of the...

WP’s Pritam Singh on the upcoming elections: “Keep calm and keep walking”

After the announcement by the Prime Minister’s Office of formation of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC), Workers’ Party Secretary-General Pritam Singh wrote about his take on social media saying to deal with elections is to “Keep calm and keep walking”. However, he notes how, “they interestingly...

WP politicians set to question Ong Ye Kung on Govt spending on foreign students

Workers' Party (WP) politicians Leon Perera and Png Eng Huat are set to question Education Minister Ong Ye Kung on Government spending on foreign students, when Parliament re-convenes on Monday (5 Aug). Mr Perera, a Non-Constituency Member of Parliament, has filed the following questions to...