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SDP Regrets Appeal Court's Decision, Urged S'poreans To Support Them To Better Safeguard Their Interests

The Singapore Democratic Party regrets the Court of Appeal's decision, which dismissed Dr Wong Souk Yee's appeal and thereby showed that there is no need for a by-election when former PAP MP Halimah Yacob vacated her seat for the Presidency. The party urged Singaporeans to support it so that it can come up with better solutions and safeguard everyone's interests.

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IF GRASSROOTS ADVISOR CAN REPLACE AN MP, DOES THIS MEAN THEY HAVE EQUAL POWER?

Appointing a Grassroots Advisor in Marsiling instead of calling for a by-election raises very unsettling questions about how the Government recognises the legitimacy and authority of elected MPs. Does this mean that Government agencies will now accord them with as much recognition as elected MPs? Does this mean that these advisors can take on other roles that presumably only MPs can undertake?

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