AHTC votes not to require recusal of Ms Sylvia Lim and Mr Low Thia Khiang from financial matters
On 5 November 2019, Parliament passed a motion calling upon Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) to discharge its responsibility by requiring Ms Sylvia Lim and Mr Low Thia Khiang to recuse themselves from all matters relating to, and oversight over, financial matters of AHTC. The Town Council discussed the matter at its recent quarterly meeting and resolved that Ms Sylvia Lim and Mr Low Thia Khiang do not need to recuse themselves.
The resolution was passed by way of a secret vote. The Council voted 17 to 1 against the recusal.
Ms Sylvia Lim and Mr Low Thia Khiang were both absent from the meeting.
MUHAMAD FAISAL BIN ABDUL MANAP
ALJUNIED-HOUGANG TOWN COUNCIL
30 November 2019