President dissolves parliament


President S.R. Nathan of the Republic of Singapore has, today (19th April 2011), dissolved parliament in readiness for a general election.

The general election must be held within three months of dissolution and 2.35 million voters will vote across 87 wards in 12 single member constituencies and 15 Group Representative Constituencies (GRCs).

Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has confirmed that he will be standing again in the Tanjong Pagar which he first won in May 1955.

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