Drunk residents, demand-laden e-mails and raised voices at Meet-the-People Sessions - these are par for the course in the life of an elected official, while outright physical assaults, like the one on Jurong GRC MP Tan Wu Meng last week, are much rarer.
Despite the potential for getting hurt, however, 15 MPs told The Sunday Times they had felt it unnecessary to have increased security around them, like a bodyguard.
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