In a potential blow to The Worker's Party (WP), national mouthpiece Shin Min questioned if Chen Show Mao will be switching political parties. Shin Min reported that The Worker's Party (WP) MP Chen Show Mao had been seen attending activities by Chee Soon Juan's Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and Tan Cheng Bock's Progress Singapore Party (PSP).
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.
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".
While the Workers' Party's suggestion to reduce class sizes for the benefit of students has been shot down by none other than the PAP minister in charge of education, Mr Ng Chee Meng, it remains a popular and valid idea that most teachers would love to see implemented for the benefit of their students.
Workers' Party's Sylvia Lim, who finally got to speak on the EP, argued that the Government misled people into thinking that the decision to start counting from Wee Kim Wee was a result of the AGC's advice, when it was not.
Our reader wonder if Workers' Party will have the chance to speak on the Elected Presidency in Parliament. He asked if it's possible for all 6 WP MPs to file similar adjournment motions and at the last minute so they stand a better chance.
Surprise, the Workers' Party has failed in its 2nd bid to talk about the Elected Presidency in Parliament. Dr Intan Azura's topic on preserving green space was chosen instead. Do you think WP will still get a chance to speak at the next Parliamentary sitting?
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.
Sylvia Lim of the Workers' Party has re-filed a notice to speak on an adjournment motion on the topic "Counting from President Wee Kim Wee or President Ong Teng Cheong for Reserved Presidential Election - Policy Decision or Legal Question?"