As part of his settlement for the defamation, Mr Teo would need to leave his apology on his Facebook page for a year, and also undertake not to repeat the allegations again.
This upcoming General Elections will be the final opportunity for the SPP to make some headway in its electoral performance.
“Under the proposed legislation, only a 75% majority of Parliament can allow for the date mandated by statute to not be adhered to,” he added.
Mr Lee has been a member of the SPP for close to a decade now. He has been a regular feature of the party’s ground efforts in Potong Pasir, Toa Payoh, and Mountbatten.
This announcement is much welcomed news for the party, which has been subject to criticism of stagnant leadership from certain quarters in recent years.
In one corner is Sitoh Yih Pin, the incumbent People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament (MP) and in the other, Jose Raymond who is an elections noob from the Singapore Peoples Party (SPP).