HDB’s Response to Independent Panel’s Public Statement
HDB notes the update by Aljunied-Hougang Town Council on the Independent Panel (IP): www.ahtc.sg/independent-panel-public-statement (re-produced in full below).
HDB had provided relevant documents (such as the Court Judgment and KPMG monthly progress reports) to the IP, and suggested that the IP seek legal advice on the appropriate steps it should take in respect to the issues raised in the KPMG report.
Independent Panel Public Statement
The Independent Panel has following its appointment on 16 February 2017 reviewed the KPMG Report on Improper Payments as well as invited and received comments from AHTC and HDB. The Independent Panel has also engaged legal advisors and is in the process of considering and following up on advice received, as well as seeking further comments from AHTC. The Independent Panel expects to be in a position to commence such steps as it determines necessary and appropriate by end May 2017.
11 May 2017