17 Feb '12, 2pm

Good faith calls for early by-election

With the sacking of Yaw Shin Leong from the Workers’ Party, announced 15 February 2012, the parliamentary seat of Hougang is now vacant. Prime Minister Lee Hsien-Loong, however, said he “will consider the matter carefully,” when asked the timing of the by-election. Offering a totally disingenuous excuse for a possible delay, he added that “there are many other issues on the national agenda right now”. (Channel NewsAsia, 15 Feb 2012, No fixed time within which by-election must be called: PM Lee, by Joanne Chan) There are always going to be plenty of issues on the national agenda. Short of war or a huge natural disaster with tens of thousands losing their homes in Hougang, they should offer no excuse against an expeditious holding of a by-election. It is true that the prime minister holds the discretion when to call a by-election. This stems from Section 24 (1) of the Parlia...

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