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NCMP scheme ensures 'significant opposition presence' whatever election outcome: PM Lee

He says PAP expects a tough fight because of the pain and uncertainty felt by the people due to the pandemic

Mr Lee said if PAP is re-elected in Ang Mo Kio GRC as well as Yio Chu Kang and Kebun Baru SMC, they could form a town council. "Then we will have five of us plus two MPs altogether - seven MPs - covering the whole of Ang Mo Kio town which was the way it was earlier when Ang Mo Kio was first opened.


WITH the expanded Non-Constituency MP (NCMP) system in place, there's no possibility of the opposition being shut out of Parliament, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday.

Regardless of the outcome of the general election, "a significant opposition presence" in...

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