Leon Perera

GE2020: WP's Aljunied GRC Team Will Comprise Pritam Singh, Sylvia Lim, Faisal Manap, Leon Perera and Gerald Giam

The Worker's Party has confirmed its five-member Aljunied GRC team contesting this election: Pritam Singh, Sylvia Lim, Muhamad Faisal Manap, Leon Perera and Gerald Giam. This follows the announcement that Chen Show Mao, Png Eng Huat and former party chief Low Thia Kiang are not contesting in this election.

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GE2020: Workers' Party Low Thia Khiang, Chen Show Mao, Png Eng Huat Not Contesting This GE

GE2020: Workers' Party Low Thia Khiang, Chen Show Mao, Png Eng Huat Not Contesting This GE

The Workers' Party (WP) Secretary-General Pritam Singh announced on 25 June that political veterans Low Thia Khiang, Chen Show Mao and Png Eng Huat will not be contesting in GE2020. This decision to step down was made "some time ago". However their decision to step down does not mean they are retiring from politics. Pritam Singh shared that their collective decision to step down was based on three considerations to ensure the successful continuation of WP.

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WP Continues Asking Relevant Questions In Parliament On SG's Reserves

WP Continues Asking Relevant Questions In Parliament On SG's Reserves

Mr Perera questioned the Finance Minister on whether the Reserves should always go up and up at the same rate now as was in previous years, especially since 2008, where during the global financial crisis, Singapore had to use a tiny fraction of the Reserves. For comparison, DPM Heng said that Singapore's Reserves need not be dipped into during this period, as businesses and Singaporeans are hit hard by the COVID-19 situation.

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Will Low Thia Khiang Be Contesting In East Coast GRC?

Prominent WP NMPs Daniel Goh and Leon Perera have been seen going on walkabouts around Aljunied with Low Thia Khiang, raising the possibility that both will be candidates in Aljunied GRC. Expert political observer Tan Ern Ser said that Low Thia Khiang's move to contest East Coast GRC will not affect the chances of losing WP losing Aljunied GRC.

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WP's Leon Perera: How Much Financial Aid Given To Foreign Students By Govt?

WP's Leon Perera: How Much Financial Aid Given To Foreign Students By Govt?

His exact wording of the question was "To ask the Minister for Education in each of the past five years, what is the total Government spending on scholarships and other forms of financial aid given to foreign students studying in Singapore schools and universities".

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WP'S LEON PERERA: WE FILED QUESTIONS LONG AGO, STILL NOT ANSWERED IN PARLIAMENT

Workers' Party's Leon Perera spoke up about the restrictions to asking more questions in Parliament due to limited quota. He listed questions on transport, finance, parliamentary videos, etc that have not been answered since April.

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