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Updated: 01/27/2013 10:47 | By Channel NewsAsia

SPP’s Chiam See Tong congratulates MP—elect Lee Li Lian

SPP’s Chiam See Tong congratulates MP—elect Lee Li Lian


SPP’s Chiam See Tong congratulates MP—elect Lee Li Lian

SINGAPORE: The secretary—general of the Singapore People’s Party, Mr Chiam See Tong, has congratulated MP—elect Ms Lee Li Lian and the Workers’ Party for their decisive win in the Punggol East by—election.

Mr Chiam said the wide margin of victory shows that Singaporeans increasingly want more democracy and more opposition members in Parliament.

He said, together with the Workers’ Party, the Singapore People’s Party will work hard in Parliament to scrutinise the government’s population White Paper and the 2013 Budget.

The Singapore People’s Party will also speak up for Singaporeans and make sure no Singaporean is left behind.

— CNA/ck

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