22 Oct '11, 5pm

Workers’ Party Skirmishes In The Opening Of The 12th Parliament: Chemical Generation SingaporeThe fir... #Singapore

From the Hougang days, WP has always banked on its image as a disciplined party rooted in heartland issues – being employed, safety net and those who fall through the cracks, a roof over the head, food on the table and efficient cheap commuting. However with a larger beachhead now from 1 MP and 1 NCMP in the 11th parliament to 6 MPs and 2 NCMPs in the 12th parliament, WP can afford some political capital to capture the imagination of the younger generation of voters. The same voters who might pull away from SDP and NSP to vote for WP in the 13th parliament. The same voters who are blissfully ignorant relatively about OA, SA, MA and minimum sum in the CPF, the difference between Medisave, Medishield and Medifund, about foreign worker levy, quota and the S Pass etc. They are the important voters that all political parties have to pamper more and more – the Strawberry Generat...

Full article: http://chemgen.wordpress.com/2011/10/23/617/

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