PAP won't seek Pritam Singh's suspension as MP while court proceedings are ongoing

PAP won’t seek Pritam Singh’s suspension as MP while court proceedings are ongoing

PAP will not phone for Pritam Singh’s suspension as MP

The People’s Motion Occasion (PAP) has issued a statement stating it will not be trying to find Chief of the Opposition Pritam Singh’s suspension as court docket proceedings are ongoing.

The statement was published on Tuesday (19 March) — the very same working day the Workers’ Bash (WP) chief was charged with lying to a parliamentary committee.

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PAP also said that Parliament should not prejudge the consequence of the courtroom proceedings, incorporating that suspending a Member of Parliament (MP) is a “serious action”.

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On Tuesday, PAP’s Organising Secretary Grace Fu responded to queries about no matter whether the PAP will be contacting for Singh’s suspension as an MP.

Citing the statement, The Straits Times (ST) described that PAP will not remark on the merits now that it’s in advance of the courts.

Previously in the day, Singh was billed with two counts of lying to a parliamentary committee, to which he pleaded not guilty.

Ms Fu added that PAP MPs will not seek out to suspend Mr Singh as an MP amid the court proceedings.

She claimed that this is “in line with Parliament’s resolution to defer any sanctions in respect of Mr Singh’s, Ms Sylvia Lim’s, and Mr Faisal’s respective roles in the make any difference of former MP Raeesah Khan’s untruth, until eventually immediately after the summary of the investigations and prison proceedings (if any) against Mr Singh”.

Suspending an MP is “serious action”

Ms Fu also reiterated the PAP’s position on Progress Singapore Party’s Hazel Poa’s motion on suspending MPs.

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Calling the go a “serious action”, Ms Fu reported that although Parliament have to offer “rigorously” with MPs who commit wrongdoing, it must not prejudge the consequence of the proceedings.

As a substitute, this sort of a move have to be accomplished following “due method of the legislation and natural justice”.

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