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The Workers' Party does not support the repeal of Section 377A of the Penal Code.

Low Thia KhiangEdit

Low Thia Khiang, the leader of the Workers' Party, did not want his party to call for an abolition of Section 377A during the parliamentary debate over its in 2007.

Sylvia LimEdit

Sylvia Lim sits on fence regarding repeal of Section 377A (22 Oct 2007)02:22

Sylvia Lim sits on fence regarding repeal of Section 377A (22 Oct 2007)


This is an excerpt of the speech made by Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Sylvia Lim, chairperson of the Workers' Party (WP) at 5:45 pm on 22 Oct 2007 during the debate of the Penal Code (Amendments) Bill.

Transcript:

"Sir, next, I would like to say a few words on the Petition presented by the Nominated Member on section 377A. Sir, the Workers' Party leadership, several months ago, discussed extensively the issue of whether section 377A should be retained or repealed. After much deliberation, we were unable to arrive at a consensus that it should be repealed and, as such, we would not be calling for its abolition."

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