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Updated: 01/27/2013 19:22 | By Channel NewsAsia

WP’s Lee sets out immediate priorities for Punggol East

WP’s Lee sets out immediate priorities for Punggol East


WP’s Lee sets out immediate priorities for Punggol East

SINGAPORE: Member of Parliament—elect for Punggol East, Lee Li Lian, said her immediate priorities are the town council and meet—the—people sessions (MPS) in the ward.

The Workers’ Party (WP) MP—elect told reporters during a thank—you parade on Sunday morning that she will be working on the logistics for the MPS.

Ms Lee said volunteers from the single—member ward of Hougang and the group representation constituency of Aljunied, which are held by WP, will help out during the transition period.

As for the town council, Ms Lee said WP will give details on the handover some time next week.

For now, she will work closely with the relevant parties and ensure a problem—free transition.

Turning to Parliament, Ms Lee said she hopes to highlight issues raised during her by—election campaign.

She also hopes her win will spur more women and younger people to come forward in the political arena.

— CNA/fa

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