Workers' Party MPs don't agree they are liable for AHTC's losses, court documents show

Workers' Party MPs Sylvia Lim (left) and Low Thia Khiang, who were held accountable for improper payments made by AHTC, aim to challenge the High Court's decision in the civil case brought against them by the town council.
Workers' Party MPs Sylvia Lim (left) and Low Thia Khiang, who were held accountable for improper payments made by AHTC, aim to challenge the High Court's decision in the civil case brought against them by the town council.

Workers' Party (WP) MPs Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang do not agree that they owe a special duty of care towards the Aljunied Hougang Town Council (AHTC) as fiduciaries or that they are liable for losses suffered by the council when it was under their watch, court documents show.

The duo, who were held accountable for improper payments made by the AHTC, aim to challenge the High Court's decision in the civil case brought against them by the town council.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 24, 2019, with the headline 'WP MPs don't agree they are liable for AHTC's losses'. Subscribe