× AHTC appeal: Apex court hears arguments on political nature of town councils, reserves judgement

SINGAPORE — Parliament had always intended for town councils to be given “as much latitude as possible” to employ the kind of people who are necessary to get the work done. This was the argument from the lawyers for the Workers’ Party (WP) defendants, during their appeal on Thursday (Feb 25) in the long-running Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) legal case.

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