Court of Appeal finds former AHTC town councillors acted in good faith for the award of contracts to FMSS

SINGAPORE — The Court of Appeal has ruled that the former town councillors and its employees of AHTC, had acted in good faith when they awarded the contracts to their managing agent without an open tender. This judgement has provided vindication for the Workers’ Party (WP) and its senior members from the various allegations thrown upon them … Read more

AHTC case: High Court partially disallows AHTC’s new claims made seven months after judgement

On 20 August, the High Court ruled to partially allow the amendments to the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council’s Statement of Claim (SOC) in their case against Workers’ Party (WP) then-Aljunied GRC Members of Parliament (MPs) Pritam Singh, Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang, and appointed town councillors Chua Zhi Hon and Kenneth Foo and three others. The … Read more

AHTC case: Town council’s lawyers to seek to add claims against WP chief Pritam Singh and four others

Ahead of the appeal hearing this month against the High Court decision last year on the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) case, counsels representing AHTC are seeking to add claims against then-town councillor Pritam Singh and four other individuals. The Straits Times reported AHTC’s lawyers Shook Lin & Bok that they are making the said claims … Read more

AHTC in “healthy” financial status, raked in over twice the accumulated surplus recorded in 2011: WP chief Pritam Singh

The present financial status of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) is “healthy”, reiterated the Workers’ Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh in a televised constituency political broadcast last Friday. Mr Singh, who is contesting in the Aljunied group representation constituency (GRC) again this year, said that AHTC’s latest audited figures have shown that the Town Council … Read more

WP releases “Make Your Vote Count” publicity video for upcoming General Election

The Workers’ Party (WP) on Wednesday (24 June) released a publicity video titled “The Workers’ Party GE2020: Make Your Vote Count” for the coming general election (GE), which is slated to take place on 10 July. Sharing how WP’s walk with Singapore continues this GE, party secretary-general Pritam Singh said that political outreach lies in … Read more

WP town councillors highlight cleaners’ efforts in Aljunied GRC via sign-in sheets

In an effort to highlight the work of cleaners in the Aljunied group representation constituency (GRC), the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) introduced sign-in sheets containing “a brief introduction” of its housing estate cleaners. AHTC town councillor and chief of the Workers’ Party (WP) Pritam Singh on Tuesday (23 June) said that the initiative allows residents, … Read more